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backup

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of BACKUP

1
a crowded mass (as of cars) that impedes or blocks movement <there was the inevitable backup of travelers trying to pass through airport security>
2
a person or thing that takes the place of another <you didn't get the lead position, but you can be the backup to the chosen singer>

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