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back·ing

 (băk′ĭng)
n.
1. Something forming a back: the backing of a carpet.
2.
a. Support or aid: financial backing.
b. Approval or endorsement: The president has backing from the farm belt.

backing

(ˈbækɪŋ)
n
1. support given to a person, cause, or enterprise
2. a body of supporters
3. something that forms, protects, supports, or strengthens the back of something
4. (Theatre) theatre a scenic cloth or flat placed behind a window, door, etc, in a set to mask the offstage space
5. (Pop Music) Brit musical accompaniment, esp for a pop singer
6. (Economics) the support in gold or precious metals for a country's issue of money in notes
7. (Physical Geography) meteorol an anticlockwise change in wind direction
8. (Architecture) Northern English a passageway running behind a row of terraced houses

back•ing

(ˈbæk ɪŋ)

n.
1. aid or support of any kind.
2. supporters or backers collectively.
3. something that forms the back of anything, esp. for support or protection.
[1590–1600]

backing

A term referring to when wind changes direction anticlockwise, such as backing from south to south-east.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.backing - the act of providing approval and supportbacking - the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
approval, approving, blessing - the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"
2.backing - something forming a back that is added for strengthening
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
layer, bed - single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
strengthener, reinforcement - a device designed to provide additional strength; "the cardboard backing was just a strengthener"; "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"
3.backing - financial resources provided to make some project possiblebacking - financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"
resource - available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed

backing

noun
1. support, seconding, championing, promotion, sanction, approval, blessing, encouragement, endorsement, patronage, accompaniment, advocacy, moral support, espousal He said the president had the full backing of his government.
2. assistance, support, help, funds, aid, grant, subsidy, sponsorship, patronage She brought her action with the financial backing of the BBC.
3. lining, reinforcement, underlay Remove the backing.
4. accompaniment, harmony, orchestration Tapes provided the backing.

backing

noun
1. Aid or support given by a patron:
aegis, auspice (often used in plural), patronage, patronization, sponsorship.
2. Money or property used to produce more wealth:
3. An indication of commendation or approval:
Translations
podpora
støtte
tuki
podrška
支援
후원
backning
ความช่วยเหลือ ผู้ช่วยเหลือ
sự ủng hộ

backing

[ˈbækɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= support) → apoyo m (Comm) → respaldo m (financiero)
2. (Mus) → acompañamiento m
3. (= protective layer) → refuerzo m
B. CPD backing group N (Mus) → grupo m de acompañamiento
backing singer N (Mus) → corista mf
backing store N (Comput) → memoria f auxiliar
backing vocals NPL (Mus) → coros mpl

backing

[ˈbækɪŋ] n
(= support, endorsement) (for person, project)soutien m, appui m
(= financial support, funding) → soutien m financier
(= musical accompaniment) → accompagnement m
(= protective layer) with a cloth backing → sur fond de toile, entoilé(e)
with a cardboard backing → sur fond de carton, cartonné(e)backing group ngroupe m (accompagnant un chanteur)backing vocals npl
"backing vocals" (on label)"chœurs"
to sing backing vocals for sb → faire les chœurs pour qnback issue n (= back number) [magazine, newspaper] → vieux numéro m

backing

n
(= support)Unterstützung f; backing store (Comput) → Ergänzungsspeicher m
(Mus) → Begleitung f; backing groupBegleitband f; backing singerBegleitsänger(in) m(f); backing vocalsBegleitung f
(for picture frame, for strengthening) → Rücken (→ verstärkung f) m; (for carpet, wallpaper etc) → Rücken (→ beschichtung f) m

backing

[ˈbækɪŋ] n
a. (support) → appoggio, sostegno (Comm) → finanziamento
b. (Mus) → accompagnamento
c. (protective layer of paper, cloth) → rivestimento, strato protettivo

backing

دَعْم podpora støtte Unterstützung υποστήριξη respaldo tuki soutien podrška sostegno 支援 후원 ruggensteun støtte wsparcie apoio, reforço поддержка backning ความช่วยเหลือ ผู้ช่วยเหลือ destekleme sự ủng hộ 援助

back·ing

n. apoyo, sostén.
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