Translation of "background" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk us /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.

B1 a person's education, family, and experience of life

bir kişinin geçmişi, ailesi, eğitimi, yaşam tecrübesi
She came from a middle-class background.

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

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.
in the background

If a person stays in the background, they try not to be noticed.

geri planda, arka zeminde

(Translation of “background” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)