English to Afrikaans Meaning :: background

Background :
agtergrond
- agtergrond

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Noun(1) a person's social heritage: previous experience or training(2) the part of a scene (or picture(3) information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem(4) extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured(5) relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation(6) the state of the environment in which a situation exists(7) (computer science(8) scenery hung at back of stage
Verb(1) understate the importance or quality of

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(1) The questions below include many from her work, as well as some more general cultural background questions.(2) Pieces consists of a dark red background with dark green plantlike forms on top.(3) she has a background in nursing(4) after that evening, she remained in the background(5) The sound quality is poor here… in many instances the background noise overwhelms any dialogue.(6) Otherwise, this is a mostly front-heavy track that utilizes some ambient sounds or background noises.(7) These organizations emerged against the background of a deepening economic and political crisis and an increasing entrenchment of racism.(8) Yet he struggled with contempt for his social background and deficient education.(9) There is a whole system at work here, chugging along quietly in the background , unnoticed, and when you stop to think about it, its just awesome!(10) However, they fail to provide any supplementary advice for the situation where the cook twiddles with a roast while the owner of the kitchen hangs around crossly in the background .(11) background information(12) Over here there's a poker game, then there's this drunk that keeps coming into the room, and in the background there's a couple checking into the hotel.(13) ‘It's not something that comes to the forefront, it's always in the background ,’ he says.(14) the political and economic background(15) Another line of evidence that the universe began is the cosmic radiation background .(16) after that evening, Athens remained in the background
Related Words
(1) in the background ::
in die agtergrond
Synonyms
Noun
1. backdrop ::
agtergrond
2. social circumstances ::
sosiale omstandighede
3. experience ::
ervaring
5. desktop ::
lessenaar
6. background knowledge ::
agtergrond kennis
7. setting ::
omgewing
8. backcloth ::
decor
9. ground ::
grond
Verb
10. play down ::
speel af
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