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Definition of 'upkeep'

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It's a real struggle to meet the upkeep costs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are also concerns about the upkeep of its buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She could no longer afford the upkeep or easily climb the stairs. Louise Carpenter AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Money raised through the adoption scheme goes towards the general care and upkeep of the animals. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The upkeep and costs involved in maintaining a large rural property were also high. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Leading considerations include the upkeep of buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One reason could be the cost of upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Homeowners might like to consider funding the restoration and upkeep of these buildings which help to enhance their wealth. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those running the classes would have to track attendance and pay the council a fee for the upkeep of the park used. The Sun (2014)They don't want a large formal garden or something that requires daily upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The upkeep costs alone would be well over 100,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Too big, and some purchasers can be put off by the time involvement or the cost of upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The repairs were carried out and the balance placed in investment bonds until needed for the building 's future upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The costs for the upkeep of the gardens shared with the other nine owners in the house are 120 per month. Times, Sunday Times (2015)DOWNSIDE The landscaped grounds will need regular upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)DOWNSIDE The pools and the garden will require some upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2015)DOWNSIDE The lawns and gardens will require regular upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He did not come into this inheritance until he was twenty-five - by which time he could not afford its upkeep. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)This fund invests in a portfolio of commercial properties across the UK without you having to pay for any of the upkeep or repairs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Downside There is a lot of planting and foliage in the grounds that will require upkeep, and some rooms need refreshing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you like the idea of hardwood flooring in the bathroom, but worry it would need too much upkeep, consider ceramic tiles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)DOWNSIDE The 2.5 acre gardens and grounds will need regular upkeep. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After all, we pay for our parks' upkeep through taxes and should be able to use them no matter what the time of year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But royal sources say the advertised role will cover general upkeep of the Grade I listed building rather than major renovations. The Sun (2015)

Synonyms of 'upkeep'

running costs, expenses, overheads, expenditure

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Used Occasionally. upkeep is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'upkeep'

British English: upkeep NOUN
The upkeep of a building or place is the work of keeping it in good condition.
The money will be used for the upkeep of the park.

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