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back storynoun [C]

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