Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: maintenance

1. maintenance (om handling) activity involved in maintaining something in good working order


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe wrote the manual on car care.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)care, upkeep


Mindre specifikke termerfix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation


Mere specifikke termercamera care, car care, inspection and repair, overhaul, pump priming, scheduled maintenance, service, steam fitting

2. maintenance (om forhold) means of maintenance of a family or group


Mindre specifikke termerbread and butter, keep, livelihood, living, support, sustenance

3. maintenance (om forhold) court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after they are separated


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alimony


Mindre specifikke termersupport payment

4. maintenance (om handling) the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey were in want of sustenance.
Fishing was their main sustainment.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, upkeep


Mindre specifikke termersupport

5. maintenance (om handling) the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnlike champerty, criminal maintenance does not necessarily involve personal profit.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)criminal maintenance


Mindre specifikke termeractus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct


Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law









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