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foreground

fore·ground

foreground

 
pronunciation:
for graUnd
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part of speech: noun
definition: the part of a picture or view that appears to be nearest to the person looking at it.
This painting shows a tree in the foreground and mountains in the background.
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  film, photography
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The word foreground contains the following part:
fore- Old English root that means before, in time or position