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Kept in good order or condition:‘neat houses and well-maintained streets’
- ‘We live on a nice, well-maintained street which is out of the way of the throng of traffic found at the other end of the street.’
- ‘Everything seemed well-maintained and in near-perfect condition.’
- ‘Each has a single main street and well-maintained brick and wood buildings, dating back to the late 19th century.’
- ‘It needs to be well-policed and well-maintained.’
- ‘The foundation said drivers also had a role to play by ensuring that their vehicles were well-maintained and fit for the conditions.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.