how to pronounce foreground

/ˈfɔːɹˌɡɹaʊnd/

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The above transcription of foreground 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.

foreground is pronounced in two syllables

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fɔːɹɡɹaʊnd

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

“… i went foreground before the background …”

meanings of foreground

noun:

  1. The elements of an image which lie closest to the picture plane.
  2. The application the user is currently interacting with; the application window that appears in front of all others.
  3. The subject of an image, often depicted at the bottom in a two-dimensional work.

verb:

  1. To place in the foreground (physically or metaphorically).

words with pronunciation similar to foreground

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