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English definition of “backing”

backing

noun [U] (SUPPORT)    /ˈbæk.ɪŋ/
C2 support , especially money , that someone gives to a person or plan : If I go ahead with the plan , can I count on your backing?Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protectingInvesting money
(Definition of backing noun (SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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