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noun as in setting for something

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This year, against a backdrop of unprecedented global upheaval, OZY is partnering with the data and technology firm 0ptimus to build a better way to forecast the 2020 presidential vote.

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It comes against a backdrop of pandemic and protest that will no doubt affect the season beyond the league simply emptying the stands and conceding a few words of support.

The earth — at least the part of it that is California — was no longer a backdrop for our actions, the set of our play.

That’s the surprisingly realistic science backdrop of Biohackers, but that’s where it stays.

This years-long back-and-forth, against the economic backdrop of traditional news media decline, has helped evolve Google’s position.

Against this backdrop, Paul breaking bread with Sharpton may be too much for Republican primary voters to watch or stomach.

At times, it reads as if he is describing the backdrop of a Hieronymus Bosch painting.

What prompted you to pick the fall of the Berlin Wall as the backdrop for your thriller?

All of this is playing out against a backdrop of ferocious political rivalries and discord in the capital of Sanaa.

Harris will shoot short video clips of each pledge using a “Luvvy” canvas as a backdrop.

The painted backdrop on the wall of the theatre was still visible prior to restoration and the simple mural was to be restored.

Buildings strewn like a careless giant's toys formed a vague and monstrous backdrop.

He recognized a backdrop he had seen thousands of times behind the announcer who introduced the news-casts.

She was raised for the most-part in Maine, which forms a backdrop to much of her fiction.

Nothing there but the familiar starry backdrop, the moon far down to the left.

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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to backdrop, such as: scenery, and scrim.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.