-backed - definition and synonyms

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/bækt/
  1. 1
    used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that a group or action is supported by an organization or country, usually a powerful one

    the military-backed government

    a US-backed peace plan

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  2. 2
    used with some adjectives to make adjectives describing what type of back someone or something has

    a high-backed chair

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  3. 3
    used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that something has a particular substance or material on the back

    foam-backed carpet

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