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backdrop

back·drop

backdrop

 
pronunciation:
baek drap
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a curtain at the rear of a stage setting, upon which are painted elements of the setting such as windows, furniture, the sky, or the like.
similar words:
background
definition 2: the setting or background of anything.
against the backdrop of World War II
similar words:
background, scene
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