Definition of maintenance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    maintenance

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈmeɪntn̩əns//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1maintenance (of something) the act of keeping something in good condition by checking or repairing it regularly The school pays for heating and the maintenance of the buildings. car maintenance
  2. 2maintenance (of something) the act of making a state or situation continue the maintenance of international peace
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