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maintain
British English: /meɪnˈteɪn/
, /mənˈteɪn/
American English: /meɪnˈteɪn/

Translation of maintain in German:

transitive verb

  • 2 (provide for)maintain somebody
    für jemandes Unterhalt aufkommen
  • 3 (preserve)
    instand halten
    warten (Maschine, Gerät)
    unterhalten (Straße)
    the car is too expensive to maintain
    der Wagen ist in der Unterhaltung od. im Unterhalt zu teuer
  • 4
    (give aid to) unterstützen (Partei, Wohlfahrtsorganisation, Sache)

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