sanitate

[ san-i-teyt ]
/ ˈsæn ɪˌteɪt /

verb (used with object), san·i·tat·ed, san·i·tat·ing.

to make sanitary; equip with sanitary appliances: to sanitate a new town.

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Origin of sanitate

First recorded in 1880–85; back formation from sanitation
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