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upkeep

noun [U] uk   /ˈʌp.kiːp/ us  
C2 the cost or process of keeping something, such as a building, in good condition: The upkeep of larger old properties is very expensive. Council employees are responsible for the upkeep of the gardens.
Translations of “upkeep”
in Spanish mantenimiento…
in French entretien…
in German die Instandhaltung(-skosten, pl.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 維修費, 保養費…
in Russian содержание, уход…
in Turkish bakım, ihtimam, ilgilenme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 维修费, 保养费…
in Polish utrzymanie…
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