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English definition of “maintenance”

maintenance

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈmeɪntənəns/
WORK B2 the work that is done to keep something in good condition: car maintenance I want a garden that's very low maintenance (= easy to look after).Keeping and storing things
MONEY UK regular amounts of money that someone must pay after they have left their family so that the family still has money to live on: child maintenance Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of maintenance from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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