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Prop up   /prɑp əp/   Listen
Prop up

Support by placing against something solid or rigid.  Synonyms: prop, shore, shore up.

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... exchange. Transportation, communications, and other parts of the infrastructure continue to deteriorate. Family remittances, foreign political money going to the factions, international emergency aid, and a small volume of manufactured exports help prop up the battered economy. Prospects for 1990 are grim, with expected further declines in ...
— The 1990 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency

Words linked to "Prop up" :   hold up, hold, shore, sustain, bolster, support

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