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Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence all have roots in illiteracy, so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.
Abdul Qadeer Khan

Meaning of "hygienic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYGIENIC

hygienic  [haɪˈdʒiːnɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYGIENIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hygienic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HYGIENIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hygienic

Hygiene

Hygiene is a set of practices performed for the preservation of health. While in modern medical sciences there is a set of standards of hygiene recommended for different situations, what is considered hygienic or not can vary between different cultures, genders and etarian groups. Some regular hygienic practices may be considered good habits by a society while the neglect of hygiene can be considered disgusting, disrespectful or even threatening. Sanitation involves the hygienic disposal and treatment by the civic authority of potentially unhealthy human waste, such as sewerage and drainage.

Definition of hygienic in the English dictionary

The definition of hygienic in the dictionary is promoting health or cleanliness; sanitary.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYGIENIC


aminic
əˈmiːnɪk
axenic
eɪˈziːnɪk
cysteinic
ˌsɪstɪˈiːnɪk
eirenic
aɪˈriːnɪk
ethylenic
ˌeθɪˈliːnɪk
geomorphogenic
ˌdʒiːəʊˌmɔːfəˈdʒiːnɪk
hyaenic
haɪˈiːnɪk
irenic
aɪˈriːnɪk
leukopenic
ˌluːkəʊˈpiːnɪk
naphthenic
ˈnæfθiːnɪk
olefinic
ˌəʊlɪˈfiːnɪk
phenic
ˈfiːnɪk
philhellenic
ˌfɪlhɛˈliːnɪk
polyenic
ˌpɒlɪˈiːnɪk
proteinic
prəʊˈtiːnɪk
scenic
ˈsiːnɪk
selenic
sɪˈliːnɪk
sphenic
ˈsfiːnɪk
terpenic
tɜːˈpiːnɪk
unhygienic
ˌʌnhaɪˈdʒiːnɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYGIENIC

hygeian
hygeist
Hygiaphone
hygieist
hygiene
hygienically
hygienics
hygienist
hygristor
hygrochastic
hygrochasy
hygrodeik
hygrograph
hygrographic
hygrographical
hygrology
hygroma
hygrometer
hygrometric
hygrometrical

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYGIENIC

allergenic
androgenic
anthropogenic
antigenic
arsenic
carcinogenic
chromogenic
comedogenic
cryogenic
erogenic
genic
Hellenic
hypoallergenic
mitogenic
myogenic
pathogenic
photogenic
schizophrenic
transgenic
xenic

Synonyms and antonyms of hygienic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HYGIENIC»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hygienic» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hygienic

Translation of «hygienic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYGIENIC

Find out the translation of hygienic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hygienic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hygienic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

卫生的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

higiénico
570 millions of speakers

English

hygienic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वच्छ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

النظافة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигиеническое
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

higiênico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বাস্থ্যকর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hygiénique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersih
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hygienisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

衛生的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위생적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Higienis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vệ sinh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுகாதாரமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आरोग्यदायी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sağlık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

igienico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

higieniczne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігієнічне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

igienic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υγιεινής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

higiëniese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hygienisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hygienisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hygienic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYGIENIC»

The term «hygienic» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.974 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYGIENIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hygienic

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «HYGIENIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hygienic.
1
Abdul Qadeer Khan
Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence all have roots in illiteracy, so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.
2
Brad Sherman
Congress has a legitimate interest in making sure that a practice that appears to reduce disease and healthcare costs remains available to parents. And, nothing in my bill prohibits statewide law ensuring that male circumcision occurs in a hygienic manner.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYGIENIC»

Discover the use of hygienic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hygienic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hygienic Modernity: Meanings of Health and Disease in ...
"Hygienic Modernity "reveals how meanings of "weisheng, "with the arrival of violent imperialism, shifted from Chinese cosmology to encompass such ideas as national sovereignty, laboratory knowledge, the cleanliness of bodies, and the ...
Ruth Rogaski, 2004
2
Dr. Shelton's Hygienic Review
Diseases of the Blood, Nuts as Food, the Smut-Hounds, Medical Freedom, Surgical "Indulgencies".
Herbert M. Shelton, 1996
3
Orthobionomics: Hygienic System
1934 Dr. Shelton was one of the foremost health educators in the world.
Herbert M. Shelton, 1996
4
Queering Bathrooms: Gender, Sexuality, and the Hygienic ...
Incorporating theories from queer studies, trans studies, psychoanalysis, and the work of Michel Foucault, Cavanagh argues that the cultural politics of excretion is intimately related to the regulation of gender and sexuality.
Sheila L. Cavanagh, 2010
5
Hygienic Review
Goodbye to Constipation, Motherhood, Substitutes for Beauty, Can Health Be Made Fool-Proof, Dictionary of Food.
Herbert M. Shelton, 1996
6
The Hygienic System
Drug-Medicines: their nature, consequences, and modus operandi; with an exposition of the false doctrines on which their employment is predicated (1862). the Hygienic System (1875). the Health Catechism (1875) - A series of questions and ...
R. T. Trall, 1956
7
The Hygienic Way of Life
1957 the Argument for Vegetarianism and That "Periodical Check Up." (1957) Perhaps the greatest combination of proofs and arguments on vegetarianism that has ever been assembled.
Hereward Carrington, 1996
8
Encyclopedia of Entomology
Differences in resistance in different bee strains were attributed to differences in " hygienic behavior" in worker (sterile female) bees. To understand the genetic basis of the hygienic behavior, two inbred honeybee strains with differing levels of ...
John L. Capinera, 2008
9
Australian Standard for Hygienic Rendering of Animal Products
Subsequently, as production of rendered products is often a secondary process to the production of meat for human consumption, it was deemed appropriate to consider the development of a national standard for the hygienic rendering of ...
Scarm Staff, 2000
10
Australian Standard for the Hygienic Production and ...
The prime objective of this standard is to ensure that meat and meat products for human consumption comply with food safety requirements and are wholesome.
Scarm, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYGIENIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hygienic is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Eat for Rs 10 at 'aam aadmi' canteens - Deccan Herald
The government has cleared the decks for rolling out “aam aadmi” canteens along the lines of Tamil Nadu's 'Amma's Kitchen' to serve hygienic ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
2
Unique music video offers tips on how to save water … - KGET.com
Critics say not flushing is not hygienic and there's the smell. But there are products out there to neutralize those nasty odors. And let's face it, ... «Kern Golden Empire, Jul 15»
3
MERS Outbreak Brings High Demand for Brassware Driven by Its …
MERS Outbreak Brings High Demand for Brassware Driven by Its Hygienic Merit. Posted on July 15, 2015 by Korea Bizwire in Culture & Society, Health ... «The Korea Bizwire, Jul 15»
4
Restaurant Monitor for July 1 to July 8
Lack of good hygienic practices, toxic items improperly labeled/stored/used, improper manual/mechanical ware washing and sanitizing, food ... «The Eagle, Jul 15»
5
Hygienic Holding Group (FINE) Signs New Labor Agreement with …
Hygienic Holding Group (HHG), the mother company that embraces all FINE Hygienic Paper companies in the region under its umbrella, ... «Zawya, Jul 15»
6
HOW SAFE AND HYGIENIC IS YOUR FOOD
According to the World Health Organisation estimates, around two million deaths occur globally, every year, due to food and water ... «The Indian Panorama, Jul 15»
7
Poor hygienic condition deters devotees from visiting Bithoor ghats …
The footfall of devotees, who come to take holy dip in Ganga regularly, has decreased drastically at Bithoor ghats due to poor hygienic ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
8
Slip Cup - Hygienic Beer Pong
5 brothers have created a Kickstarter campaign for Slip Cups – a cup that inserts into 16 and 18 ounce disposable cups, preventing your beer ... «News For Shoppers, Jul 15»
9
Busch Introduces the First Hygienic Vacuum Pump
The first vacuum pump with hygienic design in the world has been introduced by Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems. This new rotary vane ... «Impeller.net, Jul 15»
10
GEA Acquires Hygienic Pumps Supplier
Technology group GEA has acquired Hilge, a leading supplier of hygienic pumps, especially stainless steel pumps for food and beverage ... «Environmental Leader, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hygienic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hygienic>. May 2022 ».
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