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See Spanish definition of conservar
transitive verb upheld, upheld
1(preserve)(tradition/custom) conservar(faith/principle) mantenerhe swore to uphold the Constitution — juró respetar y defender la constitución
- As a teacher, he was conservative and upheld the traditional techniques of teaching.
- We shall continue to uphold the noble tradition upon which our church has been built.
- It helps keep the village running smoothly and upholds the village's customs.
- The obsession with upholding tradition has strengthened the common perception of tennis as an elitist hobby.
- It is great to see the old traditions being upheld in the area and long may this trend continue.
- I'm glad to see that some conservatives aren't embarrassed about upholding decency.
- Women were forced to resign office jobs upon marriage, and this tradition was upheld well into the 1950s.
- The York Vale League upholds the traditions of village cricket, which is untarnished by some of the issues surrounding the professional game.
- As you may be aware I am the Speaker of the House of Commons and it is incumbent upon me to honour and uphold the noble traditions of the House.
- It shouldn't surprise us if those trying to uphold this tradition are accused of being its heretics and saboteurs.
- If novels did not uphold the lifestyle of the republic, they were dismissed as decadent.
- At least in one respect there is a sense of traditions being upheld.
- Let us as Indians, uphold our tradition of fighting such racial prejudice.
- Iceland also upholds another Norse tradition - using patronymics rather than surnames.
- Ancestors are seen as upholding the tradition, law, and values of society.
- But he told them that they should strive to uphold its traditions and act without fear or favour.
- You have a responsibility to the community to uphold responsible journalism.
- The right to our citizenship, however, carries the duty to uphold our traditions.
- Laws and regulations often can support nurses in upholding the ethical principles involved.
- At the same time, Unicef will uphold its support of the code and will continue to call violators of the code to account publicly.
2Law(decision/verdict) confirmarthe sentence was upheld on appeal — la sentencia fue confirmada en la apelación
- The courts eventually upheld her claim to the property, but only because she had no son to inherit it.
- The release of the film could be halted if a plagiarism claim is upheld by a High Court judge next week.
- A recent Court of Appeal decision upheld an insurer's right to refuse a claim for theft because keys had been left in a car.
- The Indonesian courts upheld Mr Haryanto's claim and rejected Man's claim.
- It was the first time a school had taken a stand in the courts to uphold its educational philosophy, Warder said.
- The defendants were found liable and the Court of Appeal upheld the verdict.
- An Ontario court upholds Canada's bankruptcy law, which prevents students from declaring bankruptcy on student loans until 10 years after they graduate.
- She admits that while the court upholds a woman's legal rights, this does not guarantee her safety outside the court.
- The Swindon-based Gooden family now faces an anxious wait to find out whether the Court of Appeal upholds the challenge.
- Credit Card debts are unsecured and no court will uphold their position despite their threat to sue you.
- It is to be noted that the Supreme Court has upheld a citizen's right not to join the singing of the national anthem.
- That conviction was upheld by the Court of First Instance in March this year.
- The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld marijuana as a dangerous drug with a high potential for abuse.
- The High Court upheld his freedom of expression in overturning the conviction.
- Our current by-law was challenged as unconstitutional and the courts upheld the law.
- One prisoner had his right to vote upheld by a High Court decision last June.
- The ban on hunting with dogs, which comes into force tomorrow, was upheld by the Appeal Court yesterday.
- In Florida, the court upheld the right of a dental patient to write about her bad experience.
- The conviction was recently upheld by the European court of human rights.
- Katie Sierra's suspension was proposed by her school and upheld by the courts.
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