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Definition of Backing

Backing

  1. of Back
  2. The act of moving backward, or of putting or moving anything backward.
  3. That which is behind, and forms the back of, anything, usually giving strength or stability.
  4. Support or aid given to a person or cause.
  5. The preparation of the back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover.

Backing Quotations

The word's out: I'm a woman, and I'm going to have trouble backing off on that. I am what I am. I'll go out and talk to people about what's happening to their families, and when I do that, I'm a mother. I'm a grandmother.
Elizabeth Warren

Now in its third year in office, the Obama Administration has never championed the cause of human rights. Its slow reaction in June 2009 to the stealing of the election in Iran and the birth of the 'Green Movement' there, and its delay in backing the rebellions in Egypt, Libya, and Syria, are evidence of this problem.
Elliott Abrams

If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
C. S. Lewis

I'm looking for backing for an unauthorized auto-biography that I am writing. Hopefully, this will sell in such huge numbers that I will be able to sue myself for an extraordinary amount of money and finance the film version in which I will play everybody.
David Bowie

To be successful in coaching you have to treat your team like a family. The leader needs backing from everyone.
Morgan Wootten
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Backing Translations

backing in Spanish is apoyo
backing in Swedish is backa
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