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maintain

(mān-tān′) [L. manu tenère, to hold in the hand]
1. To hold, support, or preserve.
2. To continue, e.g., a healthy behavior.
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3 : to insist to be true <She maintains her innocence.
The intent of the code is to maintain a "warm industrial base" for critical wartime functions while at the same time using best business practices to maintain a leadership role within the depots' core competency areas.
5318)(l) requires financial institutions to have customer identification programs, that is, programs to collect and maintain certain records and documentation on customers.
The ESCO (based on its building survey prior to proposal submission) has evaluated both the extent and condition of the existing HVAC equipment it will have to maintain, has factored that cost into the service portion of the proposal, and has validated that the proposal is still economically viable based on that service cost.
Investor lists: AJCA Section 817 requires that for each reportable transaction, a material advisor must maintain a list that (1) identifies each person to whom the advisor acted as a material advisor and (2) contains other information as required by Treasury.
The processes for developing Spanish Health Topic pages are designed to maintain the same high-quality standards that govern the MedlinePlus Health Topic pages in English.
If the team is satisfied, then the taxpayer should not be required to maintain all the fundamental detail that supports the data.
These requirements also apply to service bureaus that maintain computerized personal information data for others.
In a society such as ours, where one-on-one verbal transmission of knowledge can't possibly maintain much less improve our complex culture, illiteracy is the route to social disintegration.
In this tragic situation it may be of considerable benefit to recall the insightful reflections of Jacques Maintain during his last years concerning the priests and the hierarchy of the Church he loved and revered.
This helps the hurdler maintain a sprinter's posture that is critical to the ideal of "sprinting the hurdles.