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SANITATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sanitation mean? 

SANITATION (noun)
  The noun SANITATION has 2 senses:

1. the state of being clean and conducive to health
2. making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing

  Familiarity information: SANITATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SANITATION (noun)


Sense 1sanitation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being clean and conducive to health

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("sanitation" is a kind of...):

sanitariness (the state of being conducive to health)


Sense 2sanitation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

sanitisation; sanitization; sanitation

Hypernyms ("sanitation" is a kind of...):

cleaning; cleansing; cleanup (the act of making something clean)


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