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background

noun [C] (FAMILY EXPERIENCE)    /ˈbæk.ɡraʊnd/
B1 your family and your experience of education , living conditions , money , etc.: The school has pupils from many different ethnic / cultural / religious backgrounds. They come from a privileged / wealthy background. a background in publishing Family relations in general
(Definition of background noun (FAMILY EXPERIENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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