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maintain

i. The term as used in air traffic control terminology and as it pertains to altitude/flight level means, “Remain at the altitude/flight level, as specified.” The phrase “climb and” or “descend and” normally precedes “maintain” and the altitude assignment (e.g., “Descend and maintain 6000”).
ii. Concerning other ATC (air traffic control) instructions, the term is used in a literal sense: “Maintain VFR (visual flight rules).”
iii. A verb of maintenance.
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The reverse repurchase rate of the bank was maintained at nine per cent, while the repurchase rate was maintained at 7.25 per cent.
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Code to include a "120-hour rule." This provision requires that a financial institution must produce records relating to "any account opened, maintained, administered, or managed in the United States" upon request from an appropriate federal banking agency.
Unlike other files or databases, these documents need to be maintained in their original format.
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In the past, lightly built homes with large openings and deep overhangs maintained a comfortable environment in the warm, moist south.
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unauthorized acquisition of computerized data that compromises the security, confidentiality or integrity of personal information maintained by the person or business.