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

 

wastewater

 noun
noun
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