sustentar translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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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
La historia de Egipto puede sustentar este papel. Egypt's history could support this role.
Diferentes consorcios tecnológicos pueden sustentar normas competidoras. Different technology pools may support competing standards.
Sin infraestructuras... ...cualquier planeta deshabitado no sería capaz de sustentar a muchos refugiados Langariar. Without infrastructure, any uninhabited planet would not be able to sustain as many Langaran refugees.
Es crucial, en los primeros minutos para sustentar el cambio. It's crucial in the first few minutes to sustain the change.
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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