[meyn-tey-ner] /meɪnˈteɪ nər/
a person guilty of maintenance.
[meyn-tuh-nuh ns] /ˈmeɪn tə nəns/ noun 1. the act of : the maintenance of proper oral hygiene. 2. the state of being : the maintenance of friendly relations with England. 3. care or upkeep, as of machinery or property: With proper maintenance the car will last for many years. 4. means of upkeep, support, or […]
noun, Law. 1. the right of an injured sailor to support and medical treatment.
- Maintenance drug therapy
maintenance drug therapy n. In chemotherapy, the systematic reduction of the dosage of a drug to a level that maintains protection against exacerbation of the condition.
[meyn-tuh-nuh ns-free] /ˈmeɪn tə nənsˌfri/ adjective 1. requiring little or no maintenance: a maintenance-free swimming pool.