backdrop

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbækdrɒp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbækˌdrɑp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bakdrop′)

Inflections of 'backdrop' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
backdrops
v 3rd person singular
backdropping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
backdropped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
backdropped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

backdrop

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. is [painting, making] the backdrop (for the play)
  2. a hand- [painted] backdrop
  3. a backdrop for the [photograph, portrait]
  4. a [muslin, silk, thick] backdrop
  5. the [theater's, stage's] backdrop
  6. designs backdrops for the [theater]
  7. the [city, view] has a [beautiful, stunning] backdrop
  8. the [mountains, sea] as the backdrop
  9. a [neutral, distracting, white] backdrop
  10. is the [ideal, perfect] backdrop (for)
  11. the [wedding's, movie's] backdrop
  12. (set) against a backdrop of [fear, deceit]
  13. played out against a [dramatic, stunning] backdrop
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