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The health of the people is of supreme importance. All measures looking to their protection against the spread of contagious diseases and to the increase of our sanitary knowledge for such purposes deserve attention of Congress.
Chester A. Arthur

Meaning of "sanitary" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SANITARY

From French sanitaire, from Latin sānitās health.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SANITARY

sanitary  [ˈsænɪtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SANITARY

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

WHAT DOES SANITARY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

sanitary

Sanitation

Sanitation is the hygienic means of promoting health through prevention of human contact with the hazards of wastes as well as the treatment and proper disposal of sewage wastewater. Hazards can be either physical, microbiological, biological or chemical agents of disease. Wastes that can cause health problems include human and animal feces, solid wastes, domestic wastewater, industrial wastes and agricultural wastes. Hygienic means of prevention can be by using engineering solutions, simple technologies, or even by personal hygiene practices. The World Health Organization states that: "Sanitation generally refers to the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human urine and feces. Inadequate sanitation is a major cause of disease world-wide and improving sanitation is known to have a significant beneficial impact on health both in households and across communities. The word 'sanitation' also refers to the maintenance of hygienic conditions, through services such as garbage collection and wastewater disposal.

Definition of sanitary in the English dictionary

The definition of sanitary in the dictionary is of or relating to health and measures for the protection of health. Other definition of sanitary is conducive to or promoting health; free from dirt, germs, etc; hygienic.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SANITARY


admonitory
ədˈmɒnɪtərɪ
dignitary
ˈdɪɡnɪtərɪ
infinitary
ɪnˈfɪnɪtərɪ
insanitary
ɪnˈsænɪtərɪ
military
ˈmɪlɪtərɪ
monetary
ˈmʌnɪtərɪ
monitory
ˈmɒnɪtərɪ
nonmonetary
ˌnɒnˈmʌnɪtərɪ
phytosanitary
ˌfaɪtəʊˈsænɪtərɪ
planetary
ˈplænɪtərɪ
premonitory
prɪˈmɒnɪtərɪ
primogenitary
ˌpraɪməʊˈdʒɛnɪtərɪ
protoplanetary
ˌprəʊtəʊˈplænɪtərɪ
punitory
ˈpjuːnɪtərɪ
recognitory
rɪˈkɒɡnɪtərɪ
sonnetary
ˈsɒnɪtərɪ
territory
ˈtɛrɪtərɪ
unitary
ˈjuːnɪtərɪ
unsanitary
ʌnˈsænɪtərɪ
vanitory
ˈvænɪtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SANITARY

sanitaria
sanitarian
sanitarianism
sanitarily
sanitariness
sanitarist
sanitarium
sanitary belt
sanitary engineer
sanitary engineering
sanitary inspector
sanitary napkin
sanitary protection
sanitary towel
sanitate
sanitation
sanitation department
sanitation man
sanitation men
sanitationist

WORDS THAT END LIKE SANITARY

antimilitary
cavitary
depositary
elementary
extralimitary
hereditary
hyperpituitary
hypopituitary
intracavitary
limitary
nonhereditary
nonmilitary
paramilitary
pituitary
plebiscitary
promilitary
solitary
termitary
the military
ubiquitary
unmilitary

Synonyms and antonyms of sanitary in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SANITARY»

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

Translation of «sanitary» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SANITARY

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

Translator English - Chinese

公共卫生的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sanitario
570 millions of speakers

English

sanitary
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सैनिटरी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الصحية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

санитарно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sanitário
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বাস্থ্যের পক্ষে উপকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sanitaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kebersihan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hygienisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

衛生の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위생의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sanitasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vệ sinh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுகாதார
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वच्छताविषयक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıhhi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sanitario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sanitarnych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

санітарно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sanitar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υγιεινής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sanitêre
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sanitets
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sanitær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sanitary

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SANITARY»

The term «sanitary» is very widely used and occupies the 18.486 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SANITARY» OVER TIME

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

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4 QUOTES WITH «SANITARY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sanitary.
1
Chester A. Arthur
The health of the people is of supreme importance. All measures looking to their protection against the spread of contagious diseases and to the increase of our sanitary knowledge for such purposes deserve attention of Congress.
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Mike Johanns
We need to always be vigilant on the sanitary issues.
3
Sharon Lawrence
Florence Nightingale was an amazing figure. She created the American Red Cross. She saw the suffering from bad health conditions on the battlefield and in the military hospitals, and she fought like crazy to change the conditions; to make sure that the doctors washed their hands and practiced sanitary measures. She put herself at great risks.
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Aubrey McClendon
I get mad at the New York-based environmentalists because if you were truly environmentalists you wouldn't have a storm surge system and a sanitary system hooked together here that requires you to close your beaches 10 times a year.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SANITARY»

Discover the use of sanitary in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sanitary and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Water Supply And Sanitary Installations
The Book Deals With Some Of The Elementary Aspects That We Regularly Come Across In Water Supply And Sanitary Installations.
A.C. Panchdhari, 2005
2
The Sanitary City: Environmental Services in Urban America ...
Originally published in 2000, this abridged edition includes updated text and bibliographic materials.
Martin V. Melosi, 2008
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Water, Sanitary and Waste Services for Buildings
This new edition of this classic text draws together material from a variety of sources to provide the comprehensive coverage not available elsewhere.
A.F.E. Wise, John Swaffield, 2012
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Sanitary Assemblies
This 3rd edition supersedes the 2nd edition (1995, ISBN 0113217625)
Department of Health. Estates and Facilities Division, 2006
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Sanitary Landfill Leachate: Generation, Control and Treatment
This book contains a literature review of various methodologies that have been developed for prediction, generation, characterization, containment, control, and treatment of leachate from sanitary landfills.
Syed R. Qasim, Walter Chiang, 1994
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Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographies in Victorian London
'Cleansing the City' explores not only the challenges faced by reformers as they strove to clean up an increasingly filthy city but the resistance to their efforts.
Michelle Elizabeth Allen, 2008
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The Sanitarians: A History of American Public Health
The initiative for the sanitary movement in the United States came largely from Europe. The transformation of society by the industrial revolution compounded virtually every urban social problem, and, as living conditions steadily worsened,  ...
John Duffy, 1992
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Guidance manual for conducting sanitary surveys of public ...
Under 40 CFR 142.10(b)(2), as a condition of state primacy, states are required to have “a systematic program for conducting sanitary surveys of public water systems in the State, with priority given to sanitary surveys of public water systems ...
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Sanitary and Heating Age
PLATE 233 HTHIS Lavatory is especially designed for Barber Shops. Write for our new Catalog " B" Thomas Maddock's Sons Company TRENTON, N. J. Manufacturers of Everything in Vitreous Sanitary Earthenware. G. B. Gas Furnace «'G. B." ...
‎1908
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Encyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms
11-93. Fig. 11-94. of the bronze letters Tand U added on each wing of the caduceus. SANITARY CORPS AND SPECIALISTS Authorized by Congress on 18 May 1917, the Sanitary Corps included men who were sanitary engineers, chemists, ...
William K. Emerson, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SANITARY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sanitary is used in the context of the following news items.
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After singer's sanitary towel falls out during performance, more of the …
Is there anything more awkward than your sanitary towel falling out in the middle of a live TV performance? Well feel for poor singer Patricia Navidad. But she's ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Venezuela chides Procter & Gamble over sanitary pad prices
CARACAS Venezuela's socialist government has criticized U.S.-based Procter & Gamble for charging "criminal" prices for sanitary towels selling for a fifth of the ... «Reuters, Jun 15»
3
Keystone Sanitary Landfill Holds Open House
The Keystone Sanitary Landfill held a first-of-its-kind open house from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Supporters, opponents and people that are undecided were able ... «PA home page, Jun 15»
4
#JustATampon: Women and men take selfies with sanitary products …
Tired of the embarrassment surrounding periods, women and men sharing are photos of themselves clutching sanitary products alongside #JustATampon to ... «The Independent, Jun 15»
5
Could 'period-proof pants' spell the end for tampons and sanitary
Thinx manufacture and market 'period-proof pants', knickers which it says women can wear during their period instead of using female sanitary protection. «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Tampon tax: Pressure grows on UK after Canada abolishes duty on …
Canada's decision, which also includes sanitary towels and menstrual cups, came from a private members bills that received cross-party support - but MPs ... «The Independent, May 15»
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Make Sanitary Pads Free
"At school I saw my friends with cotton wool and sanitary pads in their bags. They told me they used them when menstruating. They also told me the cheapest ... «AllAfrica.com, May 15»
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World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Kolkata startup installs sanitary pads …
Kolkata: To ease access to sanitary napkins, vending machines are being installed in schools, colleges and in public places across West Bengal to empower ... «Firstpost, May 15»
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Push to drop GST on tampons and sanitary pads gets Labor's support
“I have asked Treasury to cost removing the GST from sanitary products. ... had a list of things they wanted excluded and they didn't have sanitary products on it, ... «The Guardian, May 15»
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Why teenage boys have started bringing SANITARY PADS to school
Cuban Jose Garcia, 15, who lives in Miami, takes sanitary pads to class each day to help female classmates who might run out. His post on Instagram pleading ... «mirror.co.uk, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sanitary [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sanitary>. Aug 2020 ».
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