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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)

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hygienicadjective [not gradable]

us   /hɑɪˈdʒi·nɪk, -ˈdʒen·ɪk/
(Definition of hygienic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hygienic”
in Arabic صِحّي…
in Korean 위생적인…
in Portuguese higiênico…
in Catalan higiènic…
in Japanese 清潔な, 衛生的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卫生的(尤指预防疾病的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衛生的(尤指預防疾病的)…
in Italian igienico…
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