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backdrop

US [ˈbækˌdrɑp]
UK [ˈbækˌdrɒp]
  • n.(舞台的)背景幕布;(事件发生时)周围陪衬景物
  • Web背景板;交流声;舞台背景
Plural Form:backdrops  
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n.
1.
(舞台的)背景幕布a painted piece of cloth that is hung behind the stage in a theatre as part of the scenery
2.
(事件发生时)周围陪衬景物everything that can be seen around an event that is taking place, but which is not part of that event
The mountains provided a dramatic backdrop for our picnic.
群山如画,给我们的野餐平添景色。
3.
(事态或活动的)背景the general conditions in which an event takes place, which sometimes help to explain that event
It was against this backdrop of racial tension that the civil war began.
这场内战肇端于种族之间的紧张状态。

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