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sanitarian

[san-i-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌsæn ɪˈtɛər i ən/
adjective
1.
sanitary; clean and wholesome.
noun
2.
a specialist in public sanitation and health.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; sanitary + -an
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Examples for sanitarian
  • Contact the sanitarian in the parish to have the vehicle inspected.
  • For example, this manual places the responsibility for scheduling client appointments with the sanitarian.
  • Please contact the state sanitarian in the parish your facility is located in if you require more information.
British Dictionary definitions for sanitarian

sanitarian

/ˌsænɪˈtɛərɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to sanitation
noun
2.
a sanitation expert
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sanitarian in Medicine

sanitarian san·i·tar·i·an (sān'ĭ-târ'ē-ən)
n.
A public health or sanitation expert.

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