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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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