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English definition of “back-to-back”

back-to-back

adjective [not gradable] (BACKS TOUCHING) /ˈbæk·təˈbæk/
with backs touching or toward each other: We stood back-to-back to see who was taller.
(Definition of back-to-back adjective (BACKS TOUCHING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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