Definition of wastewater noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈweɪstwɔːtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈweɪstwɔːtər//
, also NAmE//ˈweɪstwɑːtər//
[uncountable](especially North American English)
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used water that contains waste substances from homes, factories and farms municipal water and wastewater systems a wastewater treatment plant compare sewage
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wastewater