Safe to drink; drinkable: there is no supply of potable water available
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- How could you think of increasing your salary while most of your ordinary citizens have nothing to eat and no potable water to drink?
- So we are just using normal potable water for drinking.
- So, it's the water-borne illnesses, the lack of access to clean, potable water.
drinkable, palatable, fit to drink, pure, clean, safe, unpolluted, untainted, uncontaminated
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- Water samples from 25 different locations in Chennai, collected from wells and bore wells were analysed for their potability in the Centre's laboratory.
- The human, for example, may be interested in the pond's water source, the potability of the water, or the potential for irrigation.
- The standpipe water is piped from the mountain and has been tested for potability by Oxfam.
Late Middle English: from French potable, from late Latin potabilis, from Latin potare 'to drink'.
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