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verb [intransitive/transitive] informal piggyback pronunciation in British English /ˈpɪɡiˌbæk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypiggyback
he/she/itpiggybacks
present participlepiggybacking
past tensepiggybacked
past participlepiggybacked
  1. if something is piggybacked on another person’s work or on an important statement or law, it is added or connected to it

    This test is being piggybacked off another national survey.

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