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sustentar

  
a       vt  
1    (=sujetar)   to hold up, support, bear the weight of
2    (=alimentar)   to sustain, nourish
3      [+familia, hijos]   to support, maintain
4      [+esperanzas]   to sustain, keep alive
5      [+idea, teoría]   to maintain, uphold
6      (Ecología)   to sustain
b    sustentarse      vpr  
sustentarse con      to sustain o.s. with, subsist on  
sustentarse de esperanzas      to live on hopes  
sustentarse del aire      to live on air  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
'sustentar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
poderse sustentar apenas
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"sustentar": examples and translations in context
En primer lugar, su infraestructura no puede sustentar la economía. Above all, the infrastructure was insufficient to support the economy.
La investigación científica y tecnológica debe llevarse a cabo para sustentar la esencia de la vida. Scientific and technological research must be conducted in support of the essence of life.
Bien, son suficientes datos para sustentar tu teoría. Well, that's enough data to sustain your theory.
Es crucial, en los primeros minutos para sustentar el cambio. It's crucial in the first few minutes to sustain the change.
Los cinco principios proporcionan importantes ideas que deben sustentar la creación de un nuevo orden internacional justo y equitativo. The Five Principles present important ideas that must underpin the establishment of a fair and equitable new international order.
Sin embargo, es imperativo establecer un marco legislativo mejor para sustentar la lucha contra la violencia. However, it is imperative to establish a better legislative framework to underpin the struggle against violence.
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