Backer meaning

băkər
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One that backs a person, group, or enterprise.

Financial backers of a ballet company.

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One who bets on a contestant.
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One who provides or works with backs or backing.
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A person who supports or gives help, as to a protégé or undertaking; patron; sponsor.
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A person who bets on a contestant.
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One who, or that which, backs; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest.
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(phonetics) Comparative form of back: more back.

Martin J. Ball and Nicole Müller (2005), Phonetics for communication disorders, p. 174:/eɪ/ This diphthong is a glide from mid front tongue position toward a higher, backer position similar to that of /ɪ/.

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A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Cornelis Andries Backer (1874-1963).
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Origin of backer

  • back +‎ -er

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