From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cleaning, Daily life, Food
hygienehy‧giene /ˈhaɪdʒiːn/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] DHCWASHthe practice of keeping yourself and the things around you clean in order to prevent diseases the importance of personal hygieneoral/dental hygiene a food hygiene training coursegood/poor/proper hygiene The Consumers’ Association blames poor hygiene standards.
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hygieneHe had given up such niceties as hygiene, and now lived for only one thing.The Government hopes it will help councils enforce hygiene regulations.Normal everyday hygiene precautions are adequate.Food hygiene is just as important when on holiday as at home - if not more so.Overall, only two out of three supermarkets, one in three delicatessens and one in five butchers scored high marks for hygiene.Schools should have policies to ensure good hygiene in kitchen areas.Scientists have attacked the problem from every angle, by education, improving hygiene and eradicating the snail.Restaurants may be closed down if they fail to maintain minimum standards of hygiene.The reason for this is that the amount of water used for personal hygiene is reduced.A healthy lifestyle includes having a nutritious diet and good personal hygiene.public hygieneHowever, in many cases they are not entirely necessary, and their use replaces more stringent hygiene procedures.personal hygieneNext comes a personal hygiene kit, including soap, towels, and lice-killing combs to help the girls concentrate in class.His life story bristles with less-than-sensitive remarks about personal hygiene, chihuahuas, babies and rectal thermometers.Some young men never have really thought about personal hygiene very much and react very badly if the subject is mentioned.If you can find time for basic personal hygiene you can find time for exercise.Alexander said that careful personal hygiene and good eating habits are the best ways to prevent infection.The reason for this is that the amount of water used for personal hygiene is reduced.For anyone who had to work in the streets, personal hygiene was fundamental.Like many women, I find scrupulous attention to personal hygiene slightly sinister in a man.
From King Business Dictionaryhygienehy‧giene /ˈhaɪdʒiːn/ noun [uncountable] the practice of preventing illness or stopping it from spreading by keeping things cleanThe layout of the kitchen does not conform to food hygiene regulations. industrial hygieneOrigin hygiene (1600-1700) French hygène, from Greek hygieina, from hygies healthy