present participle of backstop
as in assisting
to provide (someone) with what is useful or necessary to achieve an end the Nobel-winning geneticist was of course backstopped in his research by a team of highly talented assistants

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“Backstopping.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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