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backing

back·ing

backing

 
pronunciation:
bae kIng
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: help or support, esp. financial support.
backing for a special project
synonyms:
funding, patronage, support
similar words:
advocacy, aid, assistance, endorsement, help, maintenance, sponsorship
definition 2: anything that forms or is put on the back of something, esp. as a cover or support.
similar words:
back, backside, cover, covering, support
definition 3: the instruments or voices that provide accompaniment for a soloist.
synonyms:
comping
similar words:
accompaniment
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