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back

noun [C]
 
 
/bæk/
NOT FRONT A1 the part of something that is furthest from the front or in the opposite direction to the front
arka, geri
He wrote his number down on the back of an envelope. I always keep a blanket in the back of the car.Surfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects
BODY A2 the part of your body from your shoulders to your bottom
sırt
back injuries/pain He was lying on his back. The human torso
SEAT the part of a seat that you lean against when you are sitting
oturulan sandalyenin arkası, sırtlığı
the back of a chairChairs and seats
back to front UK with the back part of something where the front should be
arkadan öne, geriden öne doğru
You've got your trousers on back to front.Backwards, sideways and back and forth
in back of US behind
gerisinde, arkasında
They sat in back of us on the plane.After and behindBefore, after and already
→  See also a pat on the back , be (like) water off a duck's back , at/in the back of your mind , behind sb's back , be glad/happy, etc to see the back of sb/sth , be on sb's back , turn your back on sb/sth
(Definition of back noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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