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Some contemporary police have military backgrounds to fall back on.

Today, the meaning for Republicans has changed—[it means] an inclusion of people from different backgrounds.

And we have a lot of people in this city of all different backgrounds and all diverse religions.

Data from both the US and UK marks those from Asian backgrounds as being far from the top of the list of sexual attackers.

Some “new men” from peasant and artisan backgrounds rose, but many others became part of an impoverished proletariat.

It is like a tear in a curtain revealing quite unexpected backgrounds.

Two or three architects engaged him to fill in skies and backgrounds to their plans.

Panic or no panic, Cove City refuses to remain in the backgrounds.

Then I shall be able to put in those petticoat bodices with Casino backgrounds and do somebody else out of a job.

In a later paper full directions will be given for retouching negatives, improving the high-lights, blocking out backgrounds, etc.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to backgrounds, such as: training, practice, upbringing, environment, culture, and qualification.

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