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Turkish translation of “background”

background

noun
 
 
/ˈbækɡraʊnd/
SOUND [no plural] B2 Sounds in the background are not the main sounds you can hear.
geri taraf, arka plan
background music/noise I could hear a baby crying in the background.Sound and its properties
PERSON [C] B1 a person's education, family, and experience of life
bir kişinin geçmişi, ailesi, eğitimi, yaşam tecrübesi
She came from a middle-class background.Ancestors and descendantsSituations and circumstances
PICTURE [C, U] B2 the parts at the back of a picture, view, etc which are not the main things you look at
bir tablonun, resmin geri planı, zemini
gold stars on a black background Pictures
SITUATION [C] B2 the situation that an event happens in, or things which have happened in the past which affect it
bir hadisenin, olayın geçmişi, oluş biçimi
[usually singular] The talks are taking place against a background of economic uncertainty.Situations and circumstances
in the background If a person stays in the background, they try not to be noticed.
geri planda, arka zeminde
Of little or less importance
(Definition of background from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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