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hygiene

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈhaɪdʒiːn/
WORKPLACE care and attention that is given to keeping yourself and your environment clean, especially to prevent disease: good/poor/proper hygiene Hospital staff blamed the spread of infections on poor hygiene.personal/public/worker hygiene Among the problems cited were inadequate hand-washing facilities and poor worker hygiene. → See also industrial hygiene, occupational hygiene
(Definition of hygiene from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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