back end

noun

Northern English dialect autumn

adjective back-end

(of money, costs, etc) required or incurred after a project has been completed

Nearby words

  1. back door,
  2. back down,
  3. back electromotive force,
  4. back emf,
  5. back emission,
  6. back float,
  7. back focus,
  8. back foot,
  9. back formation,
  10. back forty

Word Origin for back end

from the phrase the back end of the year

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