how to pronounce hygiene


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hygiene is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hygiene in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of hygiene to combat viral outbreaks …”

meanings of hygiene


  1. Those conditions and practices that promote and preserve health.
  2. Cleanliness.
  3. The property of having an expansion that is guaranteed not to cause the accidental capture of identifiers.
  4. The science of health, its promotion and preservation.

hygiene frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hygiene occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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