There are 2 translations of background in Spanish:

background1

Pronunciation: /ˈbækgraʊnd/

n

  • 1.1 (of picture, scene) fondo (m) against a white background sobre un fondo blanco I could hear voices in the background oía voces en el fondo she prefers to stay in the background prefiere permanecer en un segundo plano the public knows little of what goes on in the background el público sabe poco de lo que pasa entre bastidores 1.2 (of events) background (to sth) antecedentes (mpl)(de algo) the background to the story los antecedentes del caso you have to look at the background to the strike hay que considerar las circunstancias que llevaron a la huelga or el contexto en que se dio la huelga against a background of rising inflation en un momento de creciente inflación 1.3 (of person) (— origin) origen (m); (— education) formación (f), currículum (m); (— previous activities) experiencia (f) from a working-class background de clase obrera he comes from a religious background creció en un ambiente religioso her background is in research su experiencia/formación profesional es en el campo de la investigación

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Did you know that gallego is the language of Galicia, spoken by around 3 million people? It is an official requirement for many official and academic positions, and a compulsory school subject. Galician, a Romance language close to Portuguese, was banned under Franco but with the return to democracy, it became an official language in Galicia beside Castilian. Nowadays there is Galician radio and television, and a considerable amount of publishing. Galician has less social prestige than Catalan and Basque in their homelands. The middle classes have largely opted to use Castilian. See also lenguas cooficiales.

There are 2 translations of background in Spanish:

background2

adj

  • (before n) [noise/music] de fondo background radiation radiación (f) de fondo he'll give you some background information él te informará sobre la situación ( or el contexto, los antecedentes etc) she gave a short background talk dio una pequeña charla de introducción al tema

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

Did you know that gallego is the language of Galicia, spoken by around 3 million people? It is an official requirement for many official and academic positions, and a compulsory school subject. Galician, a Romance language close to Portuguese, was banned under Franco but with the return to democracy, it became an official language in Galicia beside Castilian. Nowadays there is Galician radio and television, and a considerable amount of publishing. Galician has less social prestige than Catalan and Basque in their homelands. The middle classes have largely opted to use Castilian. See also lenguas cooficiales.