Backing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbækɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word backing
Brit.  |ˈbakɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word backing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to back

noun

- the act of providing approval and support(syn: backup, championship, patronage)

his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives

- something forming a back that is added for strengthening (syn: mount)
- financial resources provided to make some project possible (syn: funding, support)

Examples

The tape has an adhesive backing.

The project has received financial backing from several investors.

My ready backing of my friend.

Carpets usually have a backing and a pile.

The same rule applies to the backing of the letter.

She flew to New York to try to raise some financial backing for the project.

his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives

I'm backing him for President.

Backing out of the deal was a shabby thing to do.

Johnson now sings backing vocals for Mica Paris.

Philip's boast is that he started out without any outside financial backing.

A final word of caution - never try any of this without backing up your system.

They had failed to provide evidence of sufficient financial backing.

I'm backing the PM to the hilt on this.

Financial backing for the project is still lacking.

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