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Definition of "sanitarian" []

  • A public health or sanitation expert. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sanitarian" in a sentence
  • "I became a teetotaler and "sanitarian" [1] and began at once to reap the benefits."
  • "Romero's introduction to the National Park Service came through his first job as a public health sanitarian at Gateway National Recreation Area in the New York metropolitan area."
  • "The orientation -- which includes training on how to accommodate the disabled, a visit from a fire inspector and a discussion of lead safety with a Health Department sanitarian -- is the first step in a months-long process few applicants will have the money, time or wherewithal to complete."
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