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foreground

fore·ground

foreground

pronunciation:
for graUnd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part of something, such as a painting or photo, that is or appears to be nearest the viewer. (Cf. background.)
definition 2: the most prominent or conspicuous position; forefront.
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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