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EtymologyEdit

back +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæk.ɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ækɪŋ

NounEdit

backing (countable and uncountable, plural backings)

  1. Support, especially financial.
    It's a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.
  2. A liner or other material added behind or underneath.
    The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.
  3. (music) Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

backing (not comparable)

  1. (music) Providing support for the main performer.

VerbEdit

backing

  1. present participle of back

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