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background /ˈbækˌgraʊnd/ noun
plural backgrounds
background
/ˈbækˌgraʊnd/
noun
plural backgrounds
Learner's definition of BACKGROUND
[count]
: the part of a scene or picture that is farthest from the viewer : the part of a scene that is behind a main figure or object in a painting, photograph, etc.
: a surface or color that is behind or around something (such as a printed design)
[singular]
: a position that attracts little attention
used to describe something that occurs without requiring attention while something else is also occurring
used to describe something that is heard while something else is being listened to
[count] : the events and conditions that help to explain why something happens : the situation in which something occurs usually singular
[noncount] : information needed to understand a problem or situation
often used before another noun
[count] : the experiences, knowledge, education, etc., in a person's past
often used before another noun
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