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upkeep

noun

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the act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition
  • the upkeep of the old place was costing a fortune

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The first known use of upkeep was in 1884

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“Upkeep.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upkeep. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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