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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyback onto
he/she/itbacks onto
present participlebacking onto
past tensebacked onto
past participlebacked onto
  1. back onto something if a building, garden etc backs onto a place, that place is directly behind it

    a field that backs onto a railway line

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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