backfireverb [ I ]uk /ˌbækˈfaɪər/ us /ˌbækˈfaɪr/
backfire verb [ I ] (BAD RESULT)
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(Definition of “backfire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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