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feed back

Definition of feed back in English:

1(Of a response) influence the development of the thing that has given rise to it: what the audience tells me feeds back into my work
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  • Consumers also play a role in the innovation process of creative industries by their willingness to pay for a new style, which feeds back to influence production and distribution structures.
  • Based on this feed back and a low response rate, this item was revised for the third mailing.
  • Equally important is how the results of those ‘failures’ are fed back into further theory development.
2(Of an electrical or other system) produce feedback.
Example sentences
  • It's the same thing that makes an electric guitar feed back.
  • It has pickups on it - when I turn up my amp, it'll feed back.
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