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Noun
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.”
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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.”
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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.”
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The core or basis for something
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Violent or hostile behavior
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Shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
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The fundamental principles on which something is based
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(anatomy) With respect to, or concerning the side in which the backbone is located
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