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backers

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plural of backer

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1 a person who actively supports or favors a cause
  • backers of prison reform held a rally in front of the statehouse

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2 a person who takes the responsibility for some other person or thing
  • all financial backers will be expected to offer some input into the company's decisions

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3 someone associated with another to give assistance or moral support
  • the student's backers spoke at the school board meeting on her behalf

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“Backers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backers. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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