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Main Entry: 1back
Pronunciation: primarystressbak
Function: noun
1 a : the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine b : the corresponding part of a four-footed or lower animal
2 : the part of something that is opposite or away from the front part
3 : something at or on the back for support <back of a chair>
4 a : a position in some games (as football or soccer) behind the front line of players b : a player in this position
- backed /primarystressbakt/ adjective
- back·less /primarystressbak-lschwas/ adjective
- behind one's back : without one's knowledge : in secret

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