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sanitary

adjective uk   /ˈsæn.ɪ.tər.i/  us   /-ter.i/
clean and not dangerous for the health, or protecting health by removing dirt and waste, especially human waste: Cholera thrives in poor sanitary conditions. There were only very basic sanitary facilities on the site. His kitchen didn't look very sanitary (= clean). used to refer to the things used by women during their period (= blood flow each month): sanitary protection disposable sanitary products
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