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Definition of "back-to-back" [back-to-back]

  • Consecutive; successive: back-to-back performances; back-to-back home runs. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "back-to-back" in a sentence
  • "As another season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week threatens to speed by, I like to think that I've given renewed meaning to the expression "back-to-back.""
  • "Irish fraud police are investigating short-term "back-to-back deposits" of about EUR7.4 billion made between Anglo Irish and another lender, Irish Life & Permanent Group Holdings PLC ILO.DB, in September 2008."
  • "More How Economists in Europe Define a Recession The Source: Draghi's Neighbor Fires Warning Shot The Source: Spain Faces an Interesting Quarter German Retail Sales Rise U.K. Mortgage Approvals Dip Recession is commonly defined as back-to-back quarters of contraction."
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