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backgrounds

noun
plural of background

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1 the physical conditions or features that form the setting against which something is viewed
  • they got married on a mountain top with the sunset as background

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2 the place and time in which the action for a portion of a dramatic work (as a movie) is set
  • the background of that movie is the World War II era

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“Backgrounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backgrounds. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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