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sustain

verb /səˈstein/
to bear (the weight of)
sostener, aguantar
The branches could hardly sustain the weight of the fruit.
to give help or strength to
mantener, dar fuerzas
The thought of seeing her again sustained him throughout his ordeal.
sustainable adjective able to continue without harming the environment
Sostenible
sustainable farming.
able to continue for a long period of time
Sostenible
sustainable growth in the economy.
sustainably adverb
Sosteniblemente
sustainably sourced fish.
sustainability noun
Sostenibilidad
Improving the sustainability of the food chain is essential in tackling climate change.
(Definition of sustain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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