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back bench

noun
1.
any of the rows of seats occupied by the backbenchers.
Compare front bench.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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Examples from the web for back bench
  • Police also recovered a firearm from a drawer under the far back bench seat.
  • Civil rights enforcement was put on the back bench and productivity plummeted.

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