noun Date: 1834 1. the removal and disposal of sewage and surface water by sewers 2. a system of sewers 3. sewage

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  • sewerage — [[t]su͟ːərɪʤ[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N n Sewerage is the system by which waste matter is carried away in sewers and made harmless. The town has already put in a proper sewerage system. ...without access to any services such as water or sewerage …   English dictionary

  • sewerage — sewage, sewerage Sewage is waste matter carried by sewers, and sewerage is a system of sewers …   Modern English usage

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  • sewerage — /sooh euhr ij/, n. 1. the removal of waste water and refuse by means of sewers. 2. a system of sewers. 3. sewage. [1825 35; SEWER1 + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • sewerage — sew|er|age [ˈsju:ərıdʒ, ˈsu: US ˈsu: ] n [U] the system by which waste material and water is carried away in sewers and then treated to stop it being harmful …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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