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back-to-back

(băk′tə-băk′)
adj.
Consecutive; successive: back-to-back performances; back-to-back home runs.

back-to-back

adj (usually postpositive)
1. facing in opposite directions, often with the backs touching
2. (Building) chiefly Brit (of urban houses) built so that their backs are joined or separated only by a narrow alley
3. informal consecutive
4. (Commerce) commerce
a. denoting a credit arrangement in which a finance house acts as an intermediary to conceal the identity of the seller from the buyer
b. denoting a loan from one company to another in a different country using a finance house to provide the loan but not the funding
n
(Building) a house or terrace built in back-to-back style
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.back-to-back - one after the other; "back-to-back home runs"
succeeding - coming after or following
Translations

back-to-back

[ˈbæktəˈbæk]
A. ADJ back-to-back creditcréditos mpl contiguos
back-to-back houses (Brit) → casas fpl adosadas (por la parte trasera)
B. ADV to sit back-to-backsentarse or estar sentados espalda con espalda
they showed two episodes back-to-backecharon dos capítulos seguidos
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