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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of providing approval and support; (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; Someone who takes the place of another.

Usage examples (18)
  • A traffic backup on the main street
  • He discovered a backup in the toilet
  • He made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased
  • Larue is not a long-term backup, even if re-signed. for more
Tutoring comment
  • When you "back up" (move backward), you may back into your "backup" (one who reinforces another) if he or she is standing behind you.
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