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"backing" in American English

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backingnoun [U]

us   /ˈbæk·ɪŋ/
support or help: If I go ahead with this project, can I count on your backing?
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"backing" in British English

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backingnoun

uk   /ˈbæk.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈbæk.ɪŋ/
  • backing noun (SUPPORT)

C2 [U] support, especially money, that someone gives to a person or plan: If I go ahead with the plan, can I count on your backing?

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  • backing noun (MATERIAL)

[C or U] something put on the back of something else in order to make it stronger or protect it: It's strong cloth - it might be useful as (a) backing.
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"backing" in Business English

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backingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbækɪŋ/ us  
FINANCE support, especially financial, for something or someone: Only with generous financial backing do any of these ambitious projects stand a chance of success.
(Definition of backing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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