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Another word for background

  1. Past events surrounding a person or thing

      1. No longer current; gone by; over:
      2. Having existed or occurred in an earlier time; bygone:
      3. Earlier than the present time; ago:
      1. A chronological record of events, as of the life or development of a people or institution, often including an explanation of or commentary on those events:
      2. A formal written account of related natural phenomena:
      3. A record of a patient's general medical background:
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Another word for background

  1. Setting

      1. The totality of the natural world, often excluding humans:
      2. A subset of the natural world; an ecosystem:
      3. The combination of external physical conditions that affect and influence the growth, development, behavior, and survival of organisms:
      1. A structure for supporting or enclosing something else, especially a skeletal support used as the basis for something being constructed.
      2. An external work platform; a scaffold.
      3. A fundamental structure, as for a written work.
      1. A painted cloth hung at the back of a stage set.
      2. The setting, as of a historical event; the background.
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  2. The total of one's experiences