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#primary meanings

attend

1. The word "attend" means to go to an event or being present in a place regularly.
His daughter prefers to attend a school that provides education for females only.


2. Accompany as a companion.
During the tour, I was attended by a lovely Swiss girl.


3. Pay attention.
He hasn't attended to a word of his teacher.


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backup

1. (Noun) The copy of files or data.
Where did you put the backup?


2. (Noun) Support or help.
A police officer requested backup.


3. (Adjective) Being secondary.
So, what's your backup plan?


:: Note ::
"Backup" is derived from the verb form "back up". (It is written separately)

background

1. Background is used to describe processes running on a computer that don't need input from the user.
My anti-virus program runs in the background when the processor is idle.


2. The furthest part of an image from the viewer while another object is exist in front of background.
You need to set a smaller aperture value to take a photo with a blurred background.


3. Your experience of working or education, criminal history.
I have a background in software engineering.
He was the prime suspect because of his background.


4. Origin, social heritage.
He comes from a working-class (or wealthy) background.
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application

1. An official request (usually in written) for employment, admission to a school, etc.. The person who applied for it, called as "applicant".


2. The act of putting something into operation: e.g. the process of applying some medicine to the skin.


3. Computer programs in operating systems are also called as application.


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