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backdateverb [T]

uk   /ˌbækˈdeɪt/  us   /ˈbæk.deɪt/
to make something, ​especially a ​payincrease, ​effective from an ​earliertime: They got a ​payrise in ​March that was backdated toJanuary.
(Definition of backdate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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backdateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌbækˈdeɪt/ /ˈ--/
to make something ​effective from a ​date earlier than the ​presentdate: They ​agreed that the ​payincrease would be backdated to July. Those ​signing up before October will have their ​pensionpayments backdated.
to put a ​date on a ​document that is earlier than the ​date when you ​wrote it: The jury's ​verdictrecognized that backdating ​options with ​intent to ​deceive is a ​crime. backdate a ​cheque
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(Definition of backdate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “backdate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(尤指涨工资)在较早的时间生效…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(尤指增加薪金)在較早的時間生效…
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