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sewerage Syllabification: sew·er·age
Pronunciation: /ˈso͞oərij/

Definition of sewerage in English:


1The provision of drainage by sewers.
Example sentences
  • He is also well qualified to comment on the technical and practical aspects of the provision of sewerage to Bent Hill.
  • The matter was raised when councillors discussed draft policies on the provision of sewerage schemes in villages.
  • The provision of a sewerage scheme for Stradbally was placed sixth in order of priority.
1.1North American another term for sewage.
Example sentences
  • The sewerage system had also collapsed, resulting in sewerage flowing into the streets.

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