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maintain (oneself or someone) in (something)

To allow oneself or someone to live a particular lifestyle. Unfortunately, we don't have enough money to maintain ourselves in this lavish manse anymore.
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maintain (something) at (something)

To keep something at a particular setting or level. I try to maintain my savings at $1,000, at least, in case of emergencies.
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maintain someone in something

to keep or provide for someone in a certain style or condition. I insist that you maintain me in the style to which I have become accustomed. He had hoped to maintain himself in comfort.
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maintain something at something

to keep something at a certain level, setting, degree, amount, etc. You must maintain the temperature at 30 degrees Celsius. We have to maintain the temperature at a very high level.
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PCR was also performed with template DNA from four other cognate pairs of CMS and maintainer lines (IR62829A and IR62829B, PMS8A and PMS8B, PMS10A and PMS10B, IR68897A and IR68897B).
And, for the first time, the concerns of the maintainers are being addressed early in the design phase, before any hardware is produced.
In 2014, toothpaste, for example, was 98 percent maintainers, and yet that category continues to grow from one year to the next.
While Howard and about 10 other flightline props troops battle the elements and fast pace schedules, the back shop digs into depths of the engines seen by no other maintainers.
These results led to suggestions of grouping teams of 3- and 5-level maintainers in more effective ways.
The only treatment alternative to the distal shoe space maintainer is a removable appliance.
The logisticians and maintainers of all services worry that budget constraints will again lead to pressures to reduce costs, even as combat makes their job increasingly demanding.
Registration of four maintainer (HA 382 to HA 385) and four restorer (RHA 386 to RHA 389) sunflower germplasm lines.
GeoComm Maintainer ArcGIS Desktop enables efficient updates to GIS data layers, such as road centerline layers, address point layers, and Master Street Address Guides (MSAG) by utilizing automated tools designed specifically for developing and maintaining GIS data and MSAG's.
We adjusted the three levers described previously to reflect historical personnel MTOE fill rates, maintainer availability, and DLR for a heavy CAB under each scenario, and derived the following results:
Our maintainers did their best to fix the issue on the spot, but it was something that required more time than they had.
Maintainer lines are used for conversion into new CMS lines and restorer lines are subsequently used as male parent in hybrid development program.
Every pilot, maintainer, and deck handler hopes for successful and safe deployment operations with no glitches or delays.
A properly designed fixed space maintainer not only preserves arch length but also reduces the psychological trauma, speech problems and prevents the development of tongue thrusting habits.
2) Maintenance of the space may eliminate the need for prolonged orthodontic treatment; for which clinicians prescribe various types of space maintainer.