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Definitions of backbone:

part of speech: noun

The bone of the back, the vertebral column; also, firmness, stability of purpose, energy. ( Amer.).

part of speech: noun

The bone of the back; the vertebral column; the watershed of a district.

part of speech: noun

The spine; firmness; courage.

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Confidence; faith; belief in someone's truth and goodness; hope; basis of confidence or belief; credit granted because of belief in one's honesty; a duty or responsibility; a combination of business men or firms engaged in the production of some commodity or related group of commodities, designed to regulate the supply and price of their goods and to prosper by cooperation rather than by competition; often, such a combination formed to crush out smaller competitors formed to crush out smaller competitors and thus control an industry and raise prices; an estate left in someone's charge to be held and managed for another's charge to be held and managed for another's benefit; the guardianship of such an estate. ...

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