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maintenance

US [ˈmeɪntənəns]
UK ['meɪntənəns]
  • n.维护;维持;保养;保持
  • Web维修;维修保养;保养与维护
maintenance
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n.
1.
~ (of sth)
维护;保养the act of keeping sth in good condition by checking or repairing it regularly
The school pays for heating and the maintenance of the buildings.
学校负担这些大楼的供热和维修费用。
car maintenance
汽车保养
2.
~ (of sth)
维持;保持the act of making a state or situation continue
the maintenance of international peace
维护世界和平
3.
(依法应负担的)生活费;抚养费money that sb must pay regularly to their former wife, husband or partner, especially when they have had children together
He has to pay maintenance to his ex-wife.
他必须付给前妻生活费。
child maintenance
儿童抚养费
a maintenance order(= given by a court of law)
(法院下达的)生活费支付令

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