how to pronounce backdrop


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The above transcription of backdrop is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

backdrop is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of backdrop in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the back the whole backdrop said if all …”

meanings of backdrop


  1. Any background situation.
  2. A decorated cloth hung at the back of a stage.
  3. An image that serves as a visual background.
  4. The setting or background of an acted performance.


  1. To serve as a backdrop for.

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