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Noun
Help or support
“We already have significant financial backing in place, but need further support from the people and businesses of York.”
Noun
The financial support and general guidance for an undertaking
“She brought her action with the financial backing of the BBC.”
Noun
A layer of material that forms, protects, or strengthens the back of something
“Hanging from the beams are 'tangkas', paintings on canvas with a backing of silk cloth, which communicate to the lamas the divine teachings.”
Noun
Musical accompaniment for a pop singer
“On this album he experiments with honky tonk rhythms, string arrangements, and sassy backing vocals.”
Verb
Present participle for to promote the interests or cause of
“Over 97 per cent backed the changes.”
Verb
Present participle for walk or drive backwards
“She tried to back away.”
Verb
Present participle for to bet on the success of
“It is upsetting to discover that you have backed a loser.”
Verb
“At least 37 newspapers backed the president.”
Verb
“I didn't back him in the Irish Derby, but at those odds on Saturday, he was an unbelievable bet.”
Verb
“… the author needs to back her thesis with more facts.”
Verb
“She chose to be backed by a classy trio of acoustic guitars.”
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