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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 main·te·nance /ˈmentnən(t)s, ˈmentṇən(t)s/
 維護,保持,維修,生活費用,堅持,扶養,瞻養義務

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 main·te·nance /ˈmentnən(t)s, ṇən(t)s/ 形容詞
 保養,檢修,堅持,維持

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 maintenance
 維護;維修 MAINT

From: Network Terminology

 maintenance
 維護

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Main·te·nance n.
 1. The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.
    Whatsoever is granted to the church for God's honor and the maintenance of his service, is granted to God.   --South.
 2. That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.
    Those of better fortune not making learning their maintenance.   --Swift.
 3. Crim. Law An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.
 Cap of maintenance. See under Cap.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 maintenance
      n 1: activity involved in maintaining something in good working
           order; "he wrote the manual on car care" [syn: care, upkeep]
      2: means of maintenance of a family or group
      3: court-ordered support paid by one spouse to another after
         they are separated [syn: alimony]
      4: the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of
         subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing
         was their main sustainment" [syn: sustenance, sustentation,
          sustainment, upkeep]