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backdrop
British English: /ˈbakdrɒp/
American English: /ˈbækˌdrɑp/

Translation of backdrop in French:

noun

  • 2 [figurative] to be a backdrop to ou for something
    servir de toile de fond à quelque chose
    to take place against a backdrop of war
    se dérouler sur fond de guerre

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