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background
British English: /ˈbakɡraʊnd/
American English: /ˈbækˌɡraʊnd/

Translation of background in Italian:

noun

  • 2 (context) the economic, political background
    lo sfondo economico, politico
    against a background of violence these events took place against a background of war
    questi avvenimenti hanno avuto luogo in uno scenario di guerra
    what's the background to the situation?
    qual è il contesto della situazione?
    before n (briefing, information, knowledge, material)
    che riguarda la situazione di fondo
  • 5 (of sound, music) See examples:a background of laughter, music
    un sottofondo di risate, di musica
    voices in the background
    before n (music)
    di sottofondo

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