Back-burner meaning

The definition of back burner is something that has been put aside, usually in favor of more immediate goals or more important projects.

An example of putting something on the back burner is when a mom delays going to college in order to take care of her baby.

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A state of temporary suspension, low priority, etc.
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A section of a stove used to keep some pots warm while one focuses on others.
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(idiomatic) A state of low urgency; a state of low current importance.
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(idiomatic) Having low urgency; not currently important.
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