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 Translation for 'background' from English to French
NOUN   a background | backgrounds
SYNO backcloth | backdrop | background | ...
lointain {m}background
arrière-plan {m}background
fond {m} [arrière-plan]background
sociol.
milieu {m} [origine, appartenance sociale]
background
le milieu {m} environnantthe background
2 Words: Nouns
mus.
fond {m} musical
background music
mus.
musique {f} d'ambiance
background music
bruit {m} de fondbackground noise
document {m} de réflexionbackground paper
fond {m} sonorebackground sound
contexte {m} culturelcultural background
éduc.
formation {f} scolaire
educational background
sociol.
contexte {m} familial
family background
sociol.
milieu {m} social de qn.
sb.'s social background
sociol.
origines {f.pl} sociales de qn.
sb.'s social background
sociol.
milieu {m} social
social background
sociol.
contexte {m} social
social background
3 Words: Others
dans le fond {adv}in the background
à l'arrière-plan {adv}in the background
3 Words: Nouns
astron.
rayonnement {m} de fond cosmique
cosmic background radiation
astron.phys.
fond {m} diffus cosmologique <FDC>
cosmic microwave background <CMB>
éduc.
bon niveau {m} d'instruction
good educational background
4 Words: Others
sur fond noir {adv}on a black background
éduc.
Quelle est votre formation ?
What's your educational background?
4 Words: Verbs
se fondre dans le paysageto blend into the background
éduc.littérat.
avoir une formation littéraire
to have a literary background
reléguer qn./qc. au second planto push sb./sth. into the background
rester en retrait [fig.]to stay in the background
se tenir dans la coulisse [côté caché]to stay in the background
se tenir dans les coulisses [côté caché]to stay in the background
5+ Words: Others
sur fond de soleil couchant {adv}with a sunset in the background
5+ Words: Verbs
sociol.
recevoir l'empreinte de son milieu social
to be marked by one's social background
être relégué au second plan [personne, problème]to be relegated to the background
sociol.
être d'origine populaire
to have a working-class background
mus.
travailler en musique
to work with music in the background
5+ Words: Nouns
géogr.hist.pol.
particularités {f.pl} historiques d'un pays
particular historical background of a country
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Translation for 'background' from English to French

background
lointain {m}

arrière-plan {m}

fond {m} [arrière-plan]

milieu {m} [origine, appartenance sociale]sociol.
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the background
le milieu {m} environnant

background music
fond {m} musicalmus.

musique {f} d'ambiancemus.
background noise
bruit {m} de fond
background paper
document {m} de réflexion
background sound
fond {m} sonore
cultural background
contexte {m} culturel
educational background
formation {f} scolaireéduc.
family background
contexte {m} familialsociol.
sb.'s social background
milieu {m} social de qn.sociol.

origines {f.pl} sociales de qn.sociol.
social background
milieu {m} socialsociol.

contexte {m} socialsociol.

in the background
dans le fond {adv}

à l'arrière-plan {adv}

cosmic background radiation
rayonnement {m} de fond cosmiqueastron.
cosmic microwave background <CMB>
fond {m} diffus cosmologique <FDC>astron.phys.
good educational background
bon niveau {m} d'instructionéduc.

on a black background
sur fond noir {adv}
What's your educational background?
Quelle est votre formation ?éduc.

to blend into the background
se fondre dans le paysage
to have a literary background
avoir une formation littéraireéduc.littérat.
to push sb./sth. into the background
reléguer qn./qc. au second plan
to stay in the background
rester en retrait [fig.]

se tenir dans la coulisse [côté caché]

se tenir dans les coulisses [côté caché]

with a sunset in the background
sur fond de soleil couchant {adv}

to be marked by one's social background
recevoir l'empreinte de son milieu socialsociol.
to be relegated to the background
être relégué au second plan [personne, problème]
to have a working-class background
être d'origine populairesociol.
to work with music in the background
travailler en musiquemus.

particular historical background of a country
particularités {f.pl} historiques d'un paysgéogr.hist.pol.
Usage Examples English
  • Background: A water filled BOMAB is often used to estimate the (blank) background for "in vivo" assay systems.
  • Here, the background is a classification, specific to the data, used to distinguish salient elements from the foreground.
  • A background light is used to illuminate the background area of a set.
  • This faction neither is purely a democratic background nor communist background.
  • Tiles were 8x8 with each background tile able to use up to 16 unique colors via one of the 16 available background palettes.

  • The term is often used as a form of categorization based on psychographics and like-mindedness over demographic categorizations such as location, age, economic background, social background, or ethnic background.
  • Gentileschi did not include landscape or background in many of her paintings.
  • There are several types of vehicle registration plates in Ghana: black print on a white background (for private vehicles), black print on a yellow background (for commercial vehicles), green print on a white background (for agricultural equipment such as tractor) white print on a red background (for diplomats), and white print on a blue background (for motorcycles only).
  • considering Kerner's background as a police officer, his background in firearms, and his background as an avid hunter and sportsman.
  • All detection techniques are based on modelling the background of the image, i.e.

  • In OS X Yosemite, the dark-grey background has been replaced with a translucent background, lightly showing the desktop's background and the desktop no longer zooms out.
  • Lately the band included more visual elements of their live performances including background dancers and background projections.
  • There is also background radiation in the infrared, x-rays, etc., with different causes, and they can sometimes be resolved into an individual source.
  • Weber & Welling here introduce the concept of "foreground" and "background".
  • Lady Alice is distinguished from other cultivars with its pink blush over creamy-yellow background; the background color darkens after harvest.

  • Some Turkish Americans have also come to the US from areas where there is a modern Turkish diaspora; for example, Turhan Bey had a Turkish-Austrian background; Timothy Guy Kent has a Turkish Canadian background; Marie Tepe had a Turkish-French background; Ergun Caner has a Turkish-Swedish background; Kasim Edebali has a Turkish-German background; and Didem Erol has a Turkish Australian background.
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