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How Do You Spell BACKING?

Correct spelling for the English word "backing" is [b_ˈa_k_ɪ_ŋ], [bˈakɪŋ], [bˈakɪŋ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of BACKING

  1. Crim. law practice. Backing a warrant occurs whenever it becomes necessary to execute it out of the jurisdiction of the magistrate who granted it; as when an offender escapes out of the county in which he committed the offence with which he is charged, into another county. In such a case, a magistrate of the county in which the offender may, be found, endorses, or writes his name on the back of the warrant, and thereby gives authority to execute it within his jurisdiction. This is called backing the warrant. This may be from county to county, if necessary.

Common Misspellings for BACKING

Below is the list of 350 misspellings for the word "backing".

Usage Examples for BACKING

  1. And, with such backing, her position in the city was at least outwardly assured. - "Superwomen" by Albert Payson Terhune
  2. I've got to go out in the fall- goin' to get myself married Christmas; and, if she's willing, we'll come up here on the first boat in the spring- with backing this time. - "The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  3. As for backing, Silverbridge, do not you think that we had better have done with that? - "The Duke's Children" by Anthony Trollope
  4. Jack means precisely what he says, and he could give me such a backing as would insure me a tremendous start. - "Mrs. Red Pepper" by Grace S. Richmond
  5. Now stop backing water, Ethel Brown, and row ahead. - "Ethel Morton at Chautauqua" by Mabell S. C. Smith
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