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English definition of “piggyback”

piggyback

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈpɪɡibæk/
to use something that already exists or has already been done successfully to do something else quickly or effectively: piggyback on/off/onto sth The mobile phone company managed to break into European markets by piggybacking off existing networks.
(Definition of piggyback verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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