-backed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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-backedsuffix

uk   us   /-bækt/

-backed suffix (SUPPORTED)

used to ​formadjectives that ​describe who is ​providingsupport, ​especiallyfinancialsupport: government-backedcontracts US-backed ​intervention

-backed suffix (BACK PART)

used to ​formadjectives 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 ​diningchairs
(Definition of -backed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “-backed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 支持, 资助人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支持, 資助人…
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