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  • Sustain — Sus*tain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sustained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sustaining}.] [OE. sustenen, susteinen, OF. sustenir, sostenir, F. soutenir (the French prefix is properly fr. L. subtus below, fr. sub under), L. sustinere; pref. sus (see {Sub }) +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sustain — verb (T) 1 MAKE STH CONTINUE to make something continue to exist over a period of time; maintain (1): The teacher tried hard to sustain the children s interest. see also: sustained 2 GIVE STRENGTH to make it possible for someone to stay strong or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sustain — [[t]səste͟ɪn[/t]] ♦♦♦ sustains, sustaining, sustained 1) VERB If you sustain something, you continue it or maintain it for a period of time. [V n] But he has sustained his fierce social conscience from young adulthood through old age... [V n] The …   English dictionary

  • sustain — Synonyms and related words: abide, abide with, admit, advocate, affirm, afford support, allege in support, allow, answer, approve, argue for, assert, attest, authenticate, authorize, back, back up, be exposed to, be subjected to, bear, bear out,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sustain — v.tr. 1 support, bear the weight of, esp. for a long period. 2 give strength to; encourage, support. 3 (of food) give nourishment to. 4 endure, stand; bear up against. 5 undergo or suffer (defeat or injury etc.). 6 (of a court etc.) uphold or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Day of Defeat: Source — This article is about the video game. For the DODS server, see Distributed Oceanographic Data Systems. Day of Defeat: Source Box cover showing an Axis and Allied soldier, representing the two teams. Developer(s) Valve Co …   Wikipedia

  • res judicata — Literally, the thing has been decided, been adjudicated. State v Wear, 145 Mo 162, 192, 46 SW 1099. The principle that an existing final judgment rendered upon the merits, without fraud or collusion, by a court of competent jurisdiction, is… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Sustained — Sustain Sus*tain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sustained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sustaining}.] [OE. sustenen, susteinen, OF. sustenir, sostenir, F. soutenir (the French prefix is properly fr. L. subtus below, fr. sub under), L. sustinere; pref. sus (see {Sub …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sustaining — Sustain Sus*tain , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sustained}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sustaining}.] [OE. sustenen, susteinen, OF. sustenir, sostenir, F. soutenir (the French prefix is properly fr. L. subtus below, fr. sub under), L. sustinere; pref. sus (see {Sub …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Linois's expedition to the Indian Ocean — Defeat of Adml. Linois by Commodore Dance, Feby. 15th. 1804, Engraving by William Daniell …   Wikipedia

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

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