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Strength of character
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“True, they have not that softness of speech which is said to be possessed by Londoners, but they have plenty of grit and backbone in their characters.”
The spinal column
“The function of the vertebrate backbone relies on an array of tissues, with variable composition and structure integrated into a multitude of configurations.”
The chief support of a system or organization
“Therefore, the backbone of the squad remains the same, which will probably not be enough to improve on last season's third place.”
The core or basis for something
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Violent or hostile behavior
Shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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The fundamental principles on which something is based
(anatomy) With respect to, or concerning the side in which the backbone is located
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