noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] a person's social heritage: previous experience or training.
Words that Rhyme with Background
How do you pronounce background?
Pronounce background as ˈbækˌgraʊnd.
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How do you spell background? Is it backround ?
A common misspelling of background is backround
Example sentences of the word background
1. Noun, singular or mass
Each fact can have a different colored background.
Quotes containing the word background
1. I'm proud of my background, so I hope there will be more roles where Hispanics are being portrayed.
- Mario Lopez
2. I hope that I inspire women to believe in themselves, no matter where they come from; no matter what education they have; what particular background they originate from.
- Madonna Ciccone
3. I think music is the greatest art form that exists, and I think people listen to music for different reasons, and it serves different purposes. Some of it is background music, and some of it is things that might affect a person's day, if not their life, or change an attitude. The best songs are the ones that make you feel something.
- Eddie Vedder
noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem.
- background knowledge
noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground.
noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured.
- ground noise
- background radiation
- background signal
- background noise
- play up
- set off
noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation.
noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] the state of the environment in which a situation exists.
- show window
- CRT screen
verb. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] understate the importance or quality of.
- wave off
- play down
noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] scenery hung at back of stage.
noun. ['ˈbækˌgraʊnd'] (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear.
- screen background
- CRT screen