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backdate

verb [T] uk   /ˌbækˈdeɪt/  us   /ˈbæk.deɪt/
to make something, especially a pay increase, effective from an earlier time: They got a pay rise in March that was backdated to January.
Translations of “backdate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(尤指增加薪金)在較早的時間生效…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(尤指涨工资)在较早的时间生效…
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