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Spanish translation of “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
sustainable farming .
able to continue for a long period of time
sustainable growth in the economy .
sustainably adverb
sustainably sourced fish .
sustainability noun
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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