Definitions

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  • n. Maintenance, upkeep of a person, place or thing.

Etymologies

From French manutention, from Latin manutentio ("maintenance"), from present participle of manutenere ("to maintain"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Bookings & enquiries les Ateliers de la Manutention, 13 rue de la manutention.

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  • On estime que, dans le Tiers Monde, vingt-cinq pour cent des rcoltes alimentaires sont, cheque anne, rendus impropres la consommation ou dtruits a cause d'une manutention, de mthodes d'entreposage et d'installations dfectueuses.

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