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English definition of “maintain”


verb [T] (KEEP IN GOOD CONDITION)    /meɪnˈteɪn/
B2 to keep a road , machine , building , etc. in good condition : A large house costs a lot to maintain. The roads around the town have been very poorly maintained.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of maintain verb (KEEP IN GOOD CONDITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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