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Noun: upkeep  'úp,keep
  1. Activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
    - care, maintenance
  2. The act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence
    - sustenance, sustentation, sustainment, maintenance

Derived forms: upkeeps

Type of: fix, fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation, support

Encyclopedia: Upkeep