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hygiene

noun [U]  us   /ˈhɑɪ·dʒin/
the practice or principles of keeping yourself and your environment clean in order to maintain health and prevent disease: He doesn’t care much about personal hygiene.
Translations of “hygiene”
in Vietnamese vệ sinh…
in Spanish higiene…
in Thai สุขลักษณะ…
in Malaysian kebersihan…
in French hygiène…
in German die Hygiene…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衛生, 衛生情況…
in Indonesian higiene…
in Russian гигиена…
in Turkish sağlık koruma, temizlik, hijyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卫生, 卫生状况…
in Polish higiena…
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