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alimentasjonsbidrag

substantiv

partial

maintenance

noun

Definitions of maintenance

financial support given by court order by one party to another, for example upon a divorce or legal separation

He was ordered to provide maintenance to his ex-wife.

work done to keep a machine, piece of equipment, road or building etc in good condition

The Isle of Man's Mountain Road has been closed for essential maintenance.