care and maintenance

care and maintenance
The keeping of an industrial plant, shipyard, etc in sound condition at times when production has been discontinued so that it may be restarted immediately new orders are received
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  • maintenance — main·te·nance n 1 a: the act of providing basic and necessary support b: the state of having such support 2: a financial means of providing necessary assistance: as a: alimony b …   Law dictionary

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