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backups

noun
plural of backup

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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

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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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back (up or away)

backups

backward

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“Backups.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backups. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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