back-to-back Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “back-to-back” in the English Dictionary

"back-to-back" in British English

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back-to-backadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌbæk.təˈbæk/

back-to-back adjective [before noun] (CONTINUOUS)

happening one after another, without ​interruption: Hamilton is ​celebrating back-to-back ​victories in the ​German and British Grands Prix.
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back-to-back adjective [before noun] (CLOSE TOGETHER)

close together and ​facing in ​oppositedirections: UK back-to-back ​terracedhouses
(Definition of back-to-back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"back-to-back" in American English

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back-to-backadjective [not gradable]


back-to-back adjective [not gradable] (BACKS TOUCHING)

with ​backstouching or toward each other: We ​stood back-to-back to ​see who was ​taller.

back-to-backadjective, adverb [not gradable]

back-to-back adjective, adverb [not gradable] (ONE AFTER ANOTHER)

one ​following after another: The ​soccerteamwon back-to-back ​victories last ​weekend.
(Definition of back-to-back from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"back-to-back" in Business English

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back-to-backadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌbæktəˈbæk/
happening one after the other, with nothing between: Optimists also ​point out that ​stockspostedheftygains after back-to-back ​losses. Homeowners were ​hit by the first back-to-back ​rise in ​interestrates in more than four ​years. The ​firm had back-to-back ​quarters of ​strongearnings.
(Definition of back-to-back from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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