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upkeep

noun

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  1. the act or activity of keeping something in an existing and usually satisfactory condition the upkeep of the old place was costing a fortune Synonyms care and feeding, conservation, conserving, keep, preservation, preserving, sustentation, maintenanceRelated Words conservancy; support, sustaining; care, custody, guardianship; defense, guarding, protection, safeguarding, safekeepingNear Antonyms dereliction, disregard, ignoring, inattention, neglect, negligence; damage, demolition, destruction, harm, hurt, injury, ruin, ruination


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