Translation of uphold in Spanish:
transitive verb past tense & past participle upheld
- 1.1 (preserve)(tradition/custom)(faith/principle)he swore to uphold the Constitutionjuró respetar y defender la constituciónExample sentences1.2 (Law)
(decision/verdict)the sentence was upheld on appealla sentencia fue confirmada en la apelaciónExample sentences
- As a teacher, he was conservative and upheld the traditional techniques of teaching.
- We shall continue to uphold the noble tradition upon which our church has been built.
- It helps keep the village running smoothly and upholds the village's customs.
- The courts eventually upheld her claim to the property, but only because she had no son to inherit it.
- The release of the film could be halted if a plagiarism claim is upheld by a High Court judge next week.
- A recent Court of Appeal decision upheld an insurer's right to refuse a claim for theft because keys had been left in a car.
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