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backseat

[bak-seet] /ˈbækˈsit/
noun
1.
a seat at the rear.
Idioms
2.
take a backseat, to occupy a secondary or inferior position:
Her writing has taken a backseat because of other demands on her time.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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