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hygiene

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈhaɪdʒiːn/
the process of keeping things clean, especially to prevent disease: health and hygiene regulations dental/personal hygiene Clean and tidy
hygienic
 
 
/haɪˈdʒiːnɪk/ adjective
very clean, so that bacteria cannot spreadClean and tidy
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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