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English Definitionto keep; to maintain; to preserve
Simplified Script维持
Traditional Script維持
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Sustained or maintained by aid (as distinct from physical support).
(名) As a noun
  1. Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order.
(动) As a verb
  1. Prevent (food) from rotting.
  2. Continue uninterrupted.
  3. Fail to spoil or rot.
  4. Keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,.
  5. Allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature.
  6. Remain in a certain state, position, or condition.
  7. Retain possession of.
  8. Maintain for use and service.
  9. Maintain by writing regular records.
  10. Keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last.
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