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back-to-back in Buildings topic

back-to-backback-to-back2 noun [countable] British English  DHTBBa house in a row or terrace built with its back touching the back of the next row of houses
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back-to-backBut Arnold Thomas smelled a bigger profit from the up-and-coming developers who were looking to build back-to-backs for the mill-workers.What was once a landscape of banks of back-to-backs has become an asymmetrical mess of flats and maisonettes.Behind the back-to-backs, a bruised industrial sky blackens, and fills with cooking smells, and rains.