Definition of 'backing'

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Example sentences containing 'backing'

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One ingredient that is key to the success of all these entrepreneurs is a skill at finding the right financial backing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To get backing, they had to prove the technology had other uses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It does not have the backing of Heathrow bosses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Similar policies have been forwarded by anti-smoking campaigners in other countries but have yet to receive government backing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)When federal agents decided enough was enough, they were given the full backing of the attorney-general. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Writing down a spending limit before you go out shows you can keep to a budget - and helps you get the cash backing you need. The Sun (2016)He said:'We are getting backing from fans groups all over the country. The Sun (2016)And he praised his younger counterpart - but also pointed out that the future England managerial prospect has enjoyed the financial backing he can only dream about. The Sun (2016)Has it been difficult moving to secure your own spotlight rather than working as a backing singer? The Sun (2008)The pair refuse to perform their new project live without full orchestral backing. The Sun (2008)The project is in the early script stage and no studio or financial backing is yet committed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His businesses have received backing and support in the right places. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You could get the backing you need for a project that matters to you. The Sun (2011)But players and their families have been offered transport and accommodation to ensure their support and backing. The Sun (2016)It enjoys the backing of the government. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To underline the extent of his popular backing for future diplomatic negotiations. Wright, Vincent The Government and Politics of France (1989)Without that backing a democratic country could not for long wage a distant war. Grenville, J. A. S. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Labour is not giving the strikes full backing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our weakness is probably our lack of depth and financial backing. The Sun (2012)The calm way you talk about money could get the backing you need. The Sun (2009)This will help you win backing for your plans and get publicity for a cause you care about. The Sun (2014)Most viewers are not aware of the extent to which musicians and backing singers are forced to mime. The Sun (2013)Getting the cash backing or other support you need for work or a personal project will mean a lot. The Sun (2008)The overwhelming reason given by those backing change was that individuals should have the right to choose when they die. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What they expect is serious backing, money and a lot of time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His four-man backing band worked hard and skilfully for their money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now give business your backing - see the foot of the page. The Sun (2009)When you focus on a project you care about, you can win the backing you need. The Sun (2014)The surge came after the group confirmed that shareholders had given their backing to a deal that will save the Anglo-French group from collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That's a tad misleading - what band and backing singers exactly? The Sun (2014)And if you like the original backing music, you can buy an album of it for 7.50. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They point to his backing of the president 's unpopular healthcare reforms, as well as his support for stricter gun controls and higher taxes for the rich. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Synonyms of 'backing'

support, seconding, championing, promotion
lining, reinforcement, underlay
accompaniment, harmony, orchestration

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Translations for 'backing'

British English: backing /ˈbækɪŋ/ NOUN
Backing is money, resources, or support given to a person or organization.
He set up his own business with the backing of his old boss.
  • American English: backing
  • Arabic: دَعْم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: reforço
  • Chinese: 援助
  • Croatian: podrška
  • Czech: podpora
  • Danish: støtte
  • Dutch: ruggensteun
  • European Spanish: respaldo
  • Finnish: tuki kannatus
  • French: soutien
  • German: Unterstützung
  • Greek: υποστήριξη
  • Italian: sostegno
  • Japanese: 支援
  • Korean: 후원
  • Norwegian: støtte
  • Polish: wsparcie
  • European Portuguese: apoio
  • Romanian: sprijin
  • Russian: поддержка
  • Spanish: respaldo
  • Swedish: backning stöd
  • Thai: ความช่วยเหลือ ผู้ช่วยเหลือ
  • Turkish: destekleme
  • Ukrainian: підтримка
  • Vietnamese: sự ủng hộ


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