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noun 
  1. An obstacle, delay, or disadvantage.
    After some initial setbacks, the expedition went safely on its way.
  2. The required distance between a structure and a road.
  3. (possibly archaic) A backset; a countercurrent; an eddy.
  4. A backset; a check; a repulse; a ; a relapse. (webster)
Etymology: From set + back


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