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1. Maintenance in proper operation, condition, and repair.
2. The cost of such maintenance.
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1. the act or process of keeping something in good repair, esp over a long period; maintenance
2. the cost of maintenance
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1. the maintenance, repairs, etc., necessary for the proper functioning of a machine, building, household, etc.
2. the cost of this: Upkeep is one quarter of our budget.
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|Noun||1.||upkeep - activity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"|
fixing, repair, mend, mending, reparation, fix, fixture - the act of putting something in working order again
camera care - keeping a camera in good working order
car care - keeping a car in good working order
inspection and repair, overhaul, service - periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
pump priming - introducing water into a pump to improve the seal and start the water flowing
scheduled maintenance - maintenance at a regularly scheduled time
steam fitting - care (installation and maintenance) of equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
|2.||upkeep - the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"|
support - the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities; "his support kept the family together"; "they gave him emotional support during difficult times"
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1. maintenance, running, keep, subsistence, support, repair, conservation, preservation, sustenance The money will be used for the estate's upkeep.
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
upkeep[ˈʌpkiːp] n (= maintenance) [services, garden, park, building] → entretien m; [family, children] → frais mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
upkeep[ˈʌpˌkiːp] n → manutenzione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
(the cost of) the process of keeping eg a house, car etc in a good condition. She can no longer afford the upkeep of this house. onderhoud صِيانَه поддръжка manutenção udržování die Instandhaltung(-skosten, pl.) vedligeholdelse συντήρηση, έξοδα συντήρησης mantenimiento ülalpidamine, korrashoid نگهداری ylläpito entretienאחזקה देख-रेख održavati fenntartás(i költség) biaya perawatan viðhald mantenimento; manutenzione 維持費 (가옥, 토지, 기계의) 유지, 보존 išlaikymas uzturēšana; apkopšana; apkope senggaraan onderhoudvedlikeholdkoszty utrzymania څارنه او ساتنه (حفظ او مراقبت): دڅارنې اوساتنې لګښت manutenção întreţinere (a unei case, a unui local etc.) стоимость содержания udržiavanie, údržba vzdrževanje održavati underhåll การบำรุงรักษา bakım; bakım masrafı 維修(費用) утримання; обслуговування ديکھ بھال sự bảo dưỡng 维修（費用）
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