Translation of upkeep in Spanish:

upkeep

mantenimiento, n.

Pronunciation /ˈəpˌkip//ˈʌpkiːp/

noun

  • 1

    (running, maintenance)
    mantenimiento masculine
    • Swindon Council, which is responsible for the upkeep of the toilets, has organised yet another major clean-up.
    • The old dairy and tea rooms both belong to British Waterways, which is responsible for the upkeep of the canal.
    • The council will be responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the reserve.
    • Parents and children will be responsible for the upkeep of the trees.
    • In recent years his work has concentrated on the design, maintenance and upkeep of roads and pavements.
    • The only problem is, your skills require constant upkeep, or they will drain away.
    • He went on to say Clonaslee is our village and we as a community are responsible for its upkeep.
    • I guess I thought it would also be easier to upkeep the confidentiality of the service if nobody knew I was part of it.
    • It has also been the subject of a lot of political wrangling, and last year responsibility for its upkeep passed to a group of town councillors.
    • Pianos require little upkeep, except for a twice-yearly tuning, and will last for years within a family.
    • All of a sudden, I became responsible for the upkeep of my car and lots of other things.
    • The dog is now fast approaching his teens, and although relatively fit, he needs the occasional visit to a vet for upkeep and maintenance.
    • Words of praise must also go to all committee members who are responsible for the upkeep of the church and cemetery.
    • On the contrary, the land requires upkeep and maintenance and provides little benefit.
    • It is ours and we are responsible for the upkeep of it.
    • The council is not responsible for the upkeep of the shops.
    • Babb said that in the interim, the ministry would continue the maintenance and upkeep of the other schools.
    • If we are going to insist on equal pay and full access to the workplace, then we also have to take responsibility for our own upkeep.
    • Does the club feel they have any social responsibility for the upkeep of their grounds?
    • Hull, however, would draw up an agreement which would make clear it owns the meadows and will be responsible for their upkeep.
  • 2

    (costs)
    gastos de mantenimiento masculine
    • The gift is enough to pay for the training and upkeep of another 19 dogs.
    • It is easy to see why anyone would want to pay for the upkeep of these animals and actually ‘adopt’ them.
    • He suggested that traditional hunt events like balls could be launched to pay for the animals' upkeep.
    • I'll contribute to the children's upkeep and give them the chance of a good education.
    • Members of the public are being asked to adopt an animal and pay for its upkeep.
    • There should be more stringent and enforceable regulations with regard to the upkeep of pet animals like dogs.
    • Thirty-five thousand children have a parent who does not make a contribution to their upkeep.
    • Each priest pays four per cent of his yearly income towards the upkeep of the retired or sick priests of the Diocese.
    • In either case, partners buy an interest in a horse and share in the animal's upkeep.
    • Now the man is sick and starving and in dire need of financial help for his upkeep.
    • In an ensuing paternity case, tests proved that Chaplin was not the father but he was still forced to contribute to the child's upkeep.
    • Some fathers are so useless they refuse to contribute financially to the upkeep of their children.
    • For £15 a year, you can adopt a donkey at the Scottish Borders Donkey Sanctuary, paying for its upkeep.