computer backup

noun
(computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device
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he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased

Syn: ↑backup
Derivationally related forms: ↑back up (for: ↑backup)
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑duplicate, ↑duplication

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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