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There is a 7-letter word that has, as one of its definitions, a 6-letter word. Now, switch the positions of the third and sixth letters of the original word, making a new word (an anagram). One of its definitions is now that same 6-letter word, except that it is split into two words (for example, "inward" can be split into "in ward").

What are the two words? What are the definitions?


Solution:

reserve = backup
reverse = back up

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