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Backup   /bˈækˌəp/   Listen
Backup

noun
1.
An accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage.  "He discovered a backup in the toilet"
2.
Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).  Synonyms: backup man, fill-in, relief, reliever, stand-in, substitute.  "We need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
3.
A musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts.  Synonyms: accompaniment, musical accompaniment, support.
4.
(computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device.  Synonym: computer backup.
5.
The act of providing approval and support.  Synonyms: backing, championship, patronage.



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