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Mainstay

ˈmeɪn.steɪ

Meanings of Mainstay:

noun

A person or thing on which something else is based or depends.

Usage examples:

Farming is the mainstay of the rural economy

Mainstays

ˈmeɪnsteɪ

Meanings of Mainstays:

noun

A person or thing on which something else is based or depends.

Usage examples:

Farming is the mainstay of the rural economy

Meanings of Mainstream:

noun

The ideas, attitudes, or activities that are shared by most people and regarded as normal or conventional.

Usage examples:

They withdrew from the mainstream of european politics
adjective

Belonging to or characteristic of the mainstream.

Usage examples:

Mainstream pop music
verb

Bring into the mainstream.

Usage examples:

Vegetarianism has been mainstreamed

Mainstreams

ˈmeɪn.striːm

Meanings of Mainstreams:

verb

Bring into the mainstream.

Usage examples:

Vegetarianism has been mainstreamed
noun

The ideas, attitudes, or activities that are shared by most people and regarded as normal or conventional.

Usage examples:

They withdrew from the mainstream of european politics
adjective

Belonging to or characteristic of the mainstream.

Usage examples:

Mainstream pop music

Maintain

meɪnˈteɪn

Meanings of Maintain:

verb

Cause or enable (a condition or situation) to continue.

Usage examples:

The need to maintain close links between industry and schools

Maintained

meɪnˈteɪn

Meanings of Maintained:

verb

Cause or enable (a condition or situation) to continue.

Usage examples:

The need to maintain close links between industry and schools

Meanings of Maintainer:

noun

A person or thing that maintains something, in particular computer software.

Usage examples:

Instead, the fire brigade consists primarily of the maintainers of the software.

Maintainers

meɪnˈteɪnə

Meanings of Maintainers:

noun

A person or thing that maintains something, in particular computer software.

Usage examples:

Instead, the fire brigade consists primarily of the maintainers of the software.

Meanings of Maintaining:

verb

Cause or enable (a condition or situation) to continue.

Usage examples:

The need to maintain close links between industry and schools

Meanings of Maintainment:

noun

Maintenance; that which maintains something in action.

Meanings of Maintainor:

noun

A person or thing that maintains something, in particular computer software.

Usage examples:

Instead, the fire brigade consists primarily of the maintainers of the software.

Maintains

meɪnˈteɪn

Meanings of Maintains:

verb

Cause or enable (a condition or situation) to continue.

Usage examples:

The need to maintain close links between industry and schools

Maintenance

ˈmeɪn.tən.əns

Meanings of Maintenance:

noun

The process of preserving a condition or situation or the state of being preserved.

Usage examples:

We support local initiatives that ensure the maintenance of community spirit

Maintop

ˈmeɪntɒp

Meanings of Maintop:

noun

A platform around the head of the lower section of a sailing ship's mainmast.

Usage examples:

It was a horrible lesson too to them, because it was afterwards found that he had taken up a bottle…

Meanings of Maintopmast:

noun

The second section of a sailing ship's mainmast.

Usage examples:

The raven had lost her maintopmast three days out from san francisco, which had slowed her down for…

Meanings of Maintops:

noun

A platform around the head of the lower section of a sailing ship's mainmast.

Usage examples:

It was a horrible lesson too to them, because it was afterwards found that he had taken up a bottle…

Meanings of Maintopsail:

noun

The sail above the mainsail.

Meanings of Maioid:

adjective

Resembling or related to the genus maja; specifically belonging to the group (now a superfamily) majoidea (formerly maioidea) of decapod crustaceans, containing the genus maja and other genera of spider crabs.

noun

A majoid crab.

Meanings of Maioli:

noun

A french style of bookbinding with elaborate gold tooling, used for some of the books in the library of thomas mahieu.

Maiolica

məˈjɒlɪkə

Meanings of Maiolica:

noun

Fine earthenware with coloured decoration on an opaque white tin glaze, originating in italy during the renaissance.

Usage examples:

Traditionally, maiolica is earthenware with a lead-based glaze made opaque by tin oxide.

Meanings of Maire:

noun

The chief municipal officer of a french town or city; (also) the chief municipal officer of one of the arrondissements or districts of paris.

Meanings of Mairie:

noun

In france: a town hall; a public building housing the municipal offices of a town or arrondissement and often also serving as the official residence of the mayor.

Meanings of Maison:

noun

A business (especially a fashion) house or firm.

Maisonette

ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt

Meanings of Maisonette:

noun

A set of rooms for living in, typically on two storeys of a larger building and having a separate entrance.

Usage examples:

These comprise eight maisonettes and two penthouse apartments as well as 12 parking spaces.

Maisonettes

ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt

Meanings of Maisonettes:

noun

A set of rooms for living in, typically on two storeys of a larger building and having a separate entrance.

Usage examples:

These comprise eight maisonettes and two penthouse apartments as well as 12 parking spaces.

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