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English definition of “-backed”

-backed

suffix uk   /-bækt/ us  

-backed suffix (SUPPORTED)

used to form adjectives that describe who is providing support, especially financial support: government-backed contracts US-backed intervention

-backed suffix (BACK PART)

used to form adjectives that describe what substance or material is at the back of something, or what the back of something is like: foam-backed carpet high-backed dining chairs
(Definition of -backed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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