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upkeep

Saltos de línea: up¦keep
Pronunciación: /ˈʌpkiːp
 
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Definición de upkeep en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The process of keeping something in good condition: we will be responsible for the upkeep of the access road
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The council will be responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the reserve.
  • Hull, however, would draw up an agreement which would make clear it owns the meadows and will be responsible for their upkeep.
  • He went on to say Clonaslee is our village and we as a community are responsible for its upkeep.
Sinónimos
maintenance, repair(s), service, servicing, care, aftercare, preservation, conservation, running
1.1Financial or material support of a person or animal: payments for the children’s upkeep
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There should be more stringent and enforceable regulations with regard to the upkeep of pet animals like dogs.
  • In either case, partners buy an interest in a horse and share in the animal's upkeep.
  • Some fathers are so useless they refuse to contribute financially to the upkeep of their children.
Sinónimos
subsistence, care, upbringing, support, keep, maintenance, sustenance, welfare

Words that rhyme with upkeep

housekeepchimney sweep

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