Bedeutung von "background" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


noun us /ˈbækˌɡrɑʊnd/

B1 a person’s education and family:

He was from a poor background.

the things at the back of a picture or view:

He had a photo of Paul with his children in the background.

[ no plural ] sounds you can hear that are not the main sounds that you are listening to:

background music/noise
If you listen carefully to this piece of music, you can hear a flute in the background.

[ no plural ] the things that have happened in the past that affect a situation:

Can you give me some background on the issue?

(Definition von "background" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)