how to pronounce backdrop

/ˈbækˌdɹɑːp/

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backdrop is pronounced in two syllables

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bækdɹɑːp

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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

noun:

  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.

verb:

  1. To serve as a backdrop for.

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