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Translation of mantener in English:

verbo transitivo

also: mantenerse verbo pronominal

  • 1 (sustentarse económicamente)
    to support o maintain o keep oneself
  • 3 (alimentarse) See examples: nos mantuvimos a base de latas
    we lived off tinned food
    se mantiene a base de vitaminas
    he lives on vitamin pills
Example sentences
  • El martes, los dos presidentes mantendrán un encuentro bilateral para incrementar su ya vasta cooperación bilateral.
  • Descubrió su homosexualidad durante la adolescencia, pero la mantuvo en secreto.
  • De aquella época provienen los equipos principales que aún mantenemos vigentes.

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