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back story

noun [C] uk   us  
the things that have happened to someone before you first see or read about that person in a film or story
Translations of “back story”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電影或故事的)故事背景…
in Chinese (Simplified) (电影或故事的)故事背景…
(Definition of back story from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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