Meaning of “hygienic” in the English Dictionary

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"hygienic" in British English

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hygienicadjective

uk /haɪˈdʒiː.nɪk/ us /haɪˈdʒen.ɪk/

C2 clean, especially in order to prevent disease:

It isn't hygienic to let animals sit on the dining table.

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(Definition of “hygienic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hygienic" in American English

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hygienicadjective [ not gradable ]

us /hɑɪˈdʒi·nɪk, -ˈdʒen·ɪk/

(Definition of “hygienic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)