English-Norwegian translation of background

Translation of the word background from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

background in Norwegian

background
generalnoun bakgrunn [u]
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Examples with translation
No cultural background is necessary to understand art.
The Norwegian flag has a dark blue Nordic cross with white border on a red background, and it is from 1821.
It seems quiet, but it is very busy in the background.
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Definitions of background
noun
1. background - extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured; "they got a bad connection and could hardly hear one another over the background signals"
  interference, noise, disturbance (American football) blocking a player's path with your body; "he ran interference for the quarterback"
  background noise, ground noise extraneous noise contaminating sound measurements that cannot be separated from the desired signal
  background radiation radiation coming from sources other than those being observed
2. background - (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
  desktop
  crt screen, screen a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
  computer science, computing the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
3. background - information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem; "the embassy filled him in on the background of the incident"
  information (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"
4. background - relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation; "when the rain came he could hear the sound of thunder in the background"
  concomitant, co-occurrence, attendant, accompaniment a person who is present and participates in a meeting; "he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"
5. background - a person's social heritage: previous experience or training; "he is a lawyer with a sports background"
  heritage, inheritance practices that are handed down from the past by tradition; "a heritage of freedom"
6. background - the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
  ground
  vista, panorama, aspect, prospect, scene, view a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
verb
1. background - understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry"
  downplay
  foreground, highlight, play up, spotlight move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"
  foreground, highlight, play up, spotlight move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics"
  accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress insert punctuation marks into
  wave off dismiss as insignificant; "He waved off suggestions of impropriety"
  soft-pedal play down or obscure; "His advisers soft-pedaled the president's blunder"
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