vt (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado upheld)
- 1.1 (preserve) [tradition/custom] conservar; [faith/principle] mantener* he swore to uphold the Constitution juró respetar y defender la constituciónMore example sentences1.2 [Law/Derecho] [decision/verdict] confirmar the sentence was upheld on appeal la sentencia fue confirmada en la apelación
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- 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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