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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  
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'sustentar' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
poderse sustentar apenas
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"sustentar": examples and translations in context
Programas de financiación como el Iberoeka deberían sustentar estas iniciativas. Financing programmes, such as Iberoeka, should support this initiative.
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.
Dejando al simbionte para sustentar su vida. Leaving it to the symbiote to sustain its life.
Debemos sustentar la operación, y el apoyo del Parlamento es muy importante a ese respecto. We need to sustain the operation, and the support of the Parliament is very important in this respect.
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.
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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