Translation of backing in Spanish:

backing

Pronunciation: /ˈbækɪŋ/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (support) respaldo (m), apoyo (m)
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    • Their financial backing, supported by the Irish Sports Council, makes it one of the most exciting races in Europe.
    • All they needed was public support and financial backing.
    • However, she managed to find financial backing with the overwhelming support of friends.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Music/Música] acompañamiento (masculine)
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    • His slicing guitars and sometimes terrifying backing vocals gave a depth that just can't be captured without him.
    • It certainly doesn't need the distraction of echoing backing vocals and the saccharine strings that it has to fight against throughout.
    • Her band of musicians also keep things rolling with a pleasant pop-soul vocal backing and occasionally fresh drum patterns.
    1.3 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (reinforcement) refuerzo (masculine)
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    • The backing or outer layer, the part furthest from the skin, is made of polyester film.
    • The rug backing is a strong material and craft knives must be used to make a clean cut.
    • Hanging from the beams are 'tangkas', paintings on canvas with a backing of silk cloth, which communicate to the lamas the divine teachings.
    1.4 uncountable/no numerable (betting) apuestas (feminine plural)

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