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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  
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'sustentar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
poderse sustentar apenas
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"sustentar": examples and translations in context
Para sustentar la denuncia, la abogada aduce varios certificados médicos. 3.2 In support of the claim, counsel provides several medical certificates.
En primer lugar, su infraestructura no puede sustentar la economía. Above all, the infrastructure was insufficient to support the economy.
Dejando al simbionte para sustentar su vida. Leaving it to the symbiote to sustain its life.
El resto de la nave parece poder sustentar vida. The rest of the ship seems able to sustain life.
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.
Este informe refuerza nuestra relación con China, lo cual resulta necesario para sustentar la economía global. This report strengthens our relationship with China, which is necessary to underpin the global economy.
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