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English definition of “sanitation”

sanitation

noun [U]     /ˌsæn.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/
the systems for taking dirty water and other waste products away from buildings in order to protect people's health: Many illnesses in these temporary refugee camps are the result of inadequate sanitation.Social services and sanitationHealth in general
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