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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
"sustentar": examples and translations in context
Diferentes consorcios tecnológicos pueden sustentar normas competidoras. Different technology pools may support competing standards.
No hay ninguna evidencia concluyente para sustentar eso. There's absolutely no conclusive evidence to support that.
Esperemos que el módulo pueda sustentar su vida Hopefully, the pod will sustain his life.
Aire que podría sustentar vida extraterrestre. Could that air sustain extraterrestrial life?
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.
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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