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hygiene

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.dʒiːn/
C1 the degree to which people keep themselves or their environment clean, especially to prevent disease: Poor standards of hygiene mean that the disease spreads fast. health and hygiene regulations dental/personal hygiene
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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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