Translation of back up in Spanish:

back up

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (support) [person/efforts] respaldar, apoyar he backed up his theory with hard facts presentó hechos concretos que respaldan su teoría her account is backed up by evidence hay pruebas que respaldan or confirman su versión 1.2 [Computing/Informática] [file] hacer* una copia de seguridad de 1.3 (reverse) to back up the car dar* marcha atrás (con el coche), echar or meter reversa (Colombia, Mexico/Colombia, México)
  • 2verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 2.1 [driver/car] dar* marcha atrás, echar or meter reversa (Colombia, Mexico/Colombia, México) 2.2 (form tailback) the traffic was backed up as far as … la cola or la caravana de coches se extendía hasta …
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Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.