Incorrect spelling

maintainance

Incorrect spelling, explanation: maintainance is an incorrect form, probably made because of the spelling of another word of French origin – maintain. However there two words are of slightly different etymology. The correct form here is maintenance, and it comes directly from a French word of the same spelling. Maintenance is therefore the correct form.


Correct spelling

maintenance

Correct spelling, explanation: this word comes from French maintenance, so as you can see the original spelling remained. Due to the fact, that this is a French borrowing, it is spelled maintenance, not maintainance. The mistake may be due to the spelling of another French loanword maintain, however it has got different origins.

Definition of maintenance:
noun, support, care or upkeep of something
Maintenance of these devices is very expensive.
Mr Jones is responsible of maintenance of this building.


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maintainence

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maintance

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maintanence

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maintence

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maintenence

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maintinance

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maintnance

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