maintenance

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmeɪntɪnəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmeɪntənəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(māntə nəns)


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maintenance

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [computer, building, factory, equipment, car, hotel] maintenance
  2. [in-house, external, internal, outsourced] maintenance
  3. [proper, correct, incorrect, shoddy, adequate] maintenance
  4. [costly, expensive, cheap, economic] maintenance
  5. [in charge of, responsible for] maintenance
  6. perform [basic, annual] maintenance
  7. with [proper] maintenance it will last for years
  8. the [car] is [high, medium, low] maintenance
  9. her [boyfriend, man, husband] is very high maintenance!
  10. [forced, ordered, obliged] to pay child maintenance
  11. [tools, equipment] used for maintenance
  12. the maintenance of [friendly, cordial, strong] relations
n as adj
  1. maintenance [services, programs, rates, plans, management]
  2. maintenance [costs, expenses, budget, contracts]
  3. maintenance [work, workers, staff, personnel]
  4. a maintenance [truck, vehicle]
  5. a high-maintenance [wife, husband, partner, car]
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