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Definition of Maintenance


  1. The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.
  2. That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.
  3. An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.
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Maintenance Translations

maintenance in French is maintien
maintenance in German is Verwaltung, Wartung, Pflege, Instandhaltung
maintenance in Italian is economato, manutenzione
maintenance in Spanish is vigilancia