maintenance
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maintenance(
meynt
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nihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (upkeep)
a. el mantenimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A swimming pool requires regular maintenance.Una piscina requiere un mantenimiento regular.
2. (perpetuation)
a. el mantenimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The maintenance of good relations with Russia is very important to our government.El mantenimiento de buenas relaciones con Rusia es muy importante para nuestro gobierno.
3. (legal) (United Kingdom)
a. la pensión alimenticia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have to pay maintenance to my ex-wife, even though I'm unemployed.Tengo que pagar la pensión alimenticia a mi exesposa, aunque esté sin trabajo.
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maintenance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of car, equipment, roads)
a. el mantenimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
maintenance costscostos or
2. (law)
a. la pensión (alimenticia)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(alimony)
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maintenance [ˈmeɪntɪnəns]
noun
1 (upkeep) [of machine, car] mantenimiento (m); [of house, building] manutención (f); cuidado (m)
2 (money paid to ex-wife and family) pensión (f) alimenticia
modifier
maintenance agreement (n) contrato (m) de mantenimiento
maintenance allowance (n) pensión (f) alimenticia
maintenance contract (n)
maintenance agreement See culture box in entry maintenance.
maintenance costs (n) gastos (m) de mantenimiento
maintenance crew (n) personal (m) de servicios
maintenance grant (n) (Univ) beca (f)
maintenance order (n) orden judicial que obliga al pago de una pensión alimenticia
maintenance payments (n) pago (m) de la manutención
...thousands of divorced wives desperate to obtain maintenance payments from their ex-husbands
maintenance staff (n) personal (m) del servicio de mantenimiento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "maintenance"
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high-maintenance
exigente
maintenance man
el encargado de mantenimiento
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