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

 up·keep /ˈʌpˌkip/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 維持; 維護

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up·keep n.
 1. The act of keeping up, or maintaining; maintenance of persons, organizations, or objects such as machinery, by providing a location, repairs, and consumable items when necessary. “Horse artillery . . . expensive in the upkeep.”
    Small outlays for repairs or upkeep of buildings.    --A. R. Colquhoun.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: activity involved in maintaining something in good working
           order; "he wrote the manual on car care" [syn: care, maintenance]
      2: 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, maintenance]