Maintainor
Maintainor Main*tain"or, n. [OF. mainteneor, F. mainteneur.] (Crim. Law) One who, not being interested, maintains a cause depending between others, by furnishing money, etc., to either party. --Bouvier. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]

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  • maintainor — /mayn tay neuhr/, n. Law. a person guilty of maintenance. [1300 50; ME meyntenour < AF. See MAINTAIN, OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • maintainor — main tain·or || meɪn teɪnÉ™(r) n. one who involves himself in a lawsuit by supporting one of the sides (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maintainor — main·tain·or …   English syllables

  • maintainor — In criminal law, one who maintains or seconds a cause pending in litigation between others, either by disbursing money or otherwise giving assistance. One who is guilty of maintenance (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • maintainor — In criminal law, one who maintains or seconds a cause pending in litigation between others, either by disbursing money or otherwise giving assistance. One who is guilty of maintenance (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • maintainor — A person guilty of the offense of maintenance …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • maintainor — mān.ˈtānə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English meyntenour, from Anglo French meyntenour, maintenour maintainer : one guilty of maintenance * * * /mayn tay neuhr/, n. Law. a person guilty of maintenance. [1300 50; ME meyntenour < AF. See… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Denator — AB is a Swedish biotechnology company that develops and markets products that stabilize biological tissues and fluids from the moment of sampling. Stabilization and standardization of sample preparation processes significantly enhances the… …   Wikipedia

  • maintenance — The upkeep or preservation of condition of property, including cost of ordinary repairs necessary and proper from time to time for that purpose. Bogan v. Postlewait, 265 N.E.2d 195, 197. See also maintain Sustenance; support; assistance; aid. The …   Black's law dictionary

  • maintenance — The upkeep or preservation of condition of property, including cost of ordinary repairs necessary and proper from time to time for that purpose. Bogan v. Postlewait, 265 N.E.2d 195, 197. See also maintain Sustenance; support; assistance; aid. The …   Black's law dictionary

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