hygienic

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EtymologyEdit

From French hygiénique. Displaced earlier hygienal.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /haɪˈdʒiːnɪk/, /haɪˈdʒɛnɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -iːnɪk, -ɛnɪk

AdjectiveEdit

hygienic (comparative more hygienic, superlative most hygienic)

  1. Pertaining to hygiene; clean, sanitary.
  2. (computing, slang, of a macro) Whose expansion is guaranteed not to cause the accidental capture of identifiers.

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