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  • v. Present participle of upkeep.


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  • They now want us to contribute some money on a monthly basis to their upkeeping.

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  • The support of Sensible Priorities is great, they have pledged to caucus in Iowa for the person who most met their goals -- they have identified very specific waste in the Pentegon's budget, including but not limited to our overstock and upkeeping of nuclear weapons, as well as wasteful projects and weapons systems -- not everything mind you.

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  • I'm glad that you approved of the section, and that's really a tribute to Jessica's upkeeping, since the store has had so many changes in management, staff, procedure & policy, and prioities.

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  • The single person does have the burden of upkeeping a household, with all attendant costs and total costs, compared to a family, not that much less.

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  • "Many of the older schools are antiquated and in constant need of upkeeping," says Georgia Irvin, author of a schools guidebook for the D.C. metropolitan area.

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  • So we're talking about also upkeeping those, let alone finishing these big ones that aren't done yet.

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  • A large amount of this increase would also go towards upkeeping the assets of the royal household.

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  • With respect to equipment, we are building silos, cold storage facilities, milling plants, feedlots, fertilizer mixing units, and workshops for upkeeping agricultural equipment and tractors.

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  • For a state that needs to spend less, upkeeping 33 embassies is too costly, critics say, but the Zimbabwean government counters that its diplomatic offices abroad help bring in badly needed investment and boost trade.

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  • I am profoundly convinced that it is incumbent, not only upon the nation but upon its different social activities, to be concerned about the upkeeping of rural ideals so as to develop more pride, to create an attraction for the rising generation, an attraction toward farm life and to help maintain the better balance of population.

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