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backup

Pronunciation: /ˈbækʌp/

Translation of backup in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (support) respaldo (masculine), apoyo (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [team/equipment] de refuerzo
    Example sentences
    • Support groups providing backup for people to resist the cravings are available in Darwen and Accrington, with a new group expected to start in Clitheroe next month.
    • A support boat will provide backup throughout the challenge.
    • The next meeting will take place in November and will include such items as assessment, support and backup.
    Example sentences
    • Our plan would thus be incomplete without a provision for backup forces, included in most proposals for a rapid reaction force.
    • The Government is determined to bring in all necessary scientific backup to monitor the pollution risk and vowed to allocate whatever resources were required.
    • You've got a budget of $60 million and $10 million is reserved for backup players.
    1.2 countable/numerable [Computing/Informática] copia (feminine) de seguridad; (before noun/delante del nombre) [disk/file] de reserva, de seguridad
    Example sentences
    • So, as you build your computer data backup system, be sure to document your test procedures into handy checklists.
    • To ease the procedure you can use some automatic backup software.
    • Software upgrades routine backup and restore procedures will also take much less time.
    Example sentences
    • Make regular backups of your data files to separate file storage device.
    • Make simple backups and keep every copy of your Web or FTP site up to date with some standard tools that probably are already on your system.
    • I highly recommend this program to anyone who wants to make critical backups of important data.

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