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wastewater

[weyst-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈweɪstˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/
noun
1.
water that has been used in washing, flushing, manufacturing, etc.; sewage.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English waste watre
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wastewater

n.

mid-15c., from waste (adj.) + water (n.1).

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