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maintain

(Carry on), verb adfirmare, confirmare, continue, follow up, go on, keep alive, keep going, keep on, keep up, perpetuate, persevere, persist, proceed with, prolong, pursue, shore up, stick to

maintain

(Commence), verb activate, begin, embark upon, initiate, institute, introduce, launch, originate, set in motion, set in operation, start, undertake
Associated concepts: maintain an action

maintain

(Sustain), verb abet, adhere, advocate, aid, assist, attend, be firm, be firmly fixed, bear up against, buttress, care for, champion, come to the defense of, conserve, countenance, cover, defend, espouse the cause of, feed, finance, guard, hold up, justify, look after, make provision, make safe, nourish, nurse, nurture, oversee, protect, provide for, rally to, safeguard, save, screen, secure, see to, service, shelter, shield, shoulder, side with, stand by, stand firm, stand one's ground, stick to, subscribe to, subsidize, substantiate, supply, support, take care of, take charge of, uphold, vindicate, watch over, weather
See also: adduce, adhere, allege, argue, assert, assist, authorize, avouch, avow, bear, bestow, cite, conserve, continue, control, corroborate, declare, defend, employ, endure, fund, harbor, justify, keep, last, nurture, occupy, organize, own, perpetuate, persevere, persist, plead, posit, possess, preserve, profess, prolong, promote, propound, prosecute, protect, provide, pursue, regulate, remain, reserve, resist, retain, shelter, state, store, subsidize, subsist, supply, support, sustain, uphold, withstand
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Sardar Ayaz submitted that the Supreme Court had declared that election tribunal would decide maintainability of a election petition first before proceeding further on it.
These improvements will greatly improve Firefinders' reliability and maintainability and will significantly reduce operations and maintenance costs.
During the hearing, the bench asked Additional Attorney General (AAG) Naseer Bhutta to advance arguments on maintainability of the petition as he had objected on its maintainability.
Following hearing on the maintainability of the petition, Justice Nurul Huque Qureshi has reserved the decision.
This contract management assistance to work in usability and maintainability expertise for study phase diagram Principle (SDP) Preliminary draft (Avp) and Project (Pro) is spent in accordance with Articles 72, 144, 150, 165 and 166 of the Procurement Code.
According to officials, the Raptor will have better reliability and maintainability than any fighter aircraft in Air Force history.
Under a nine-year reliability and maintainability improvement program, Boeing will deliver modification kits to replace the bombers' receiver and processor beginning in 2011.
In contrast, the DPGDS power units have high power density, are 25% lighter and 15% more fuel efficient, and possess increased reliability and maintainability.
THE FOUR ESSENTIAL PRINCIPLES UNDERLYING reliable systems are availability, security, integrity and maintainability.
BDM will provide independent design engineering to improve the reliability and maintainability of fielded weapons systems, related support equipment and processes.
Enhanced maintainability by elimination of Registry scripting and work arounds

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