Synonyms of 'backdrop'
environmentDictionary, situation, circumstances
The election will take place against a backdrop of increasing instability.
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The muted decor adds to the relaxed atmosphere.
The background to an event or situation consists of the facts that explain what caused it.
The meeting takes place against a background of political violence.
Thesaurus for backdrop from the Collins English Thesaurus
A backdrop is a large piece of cloth, often with scenery painted on it, that is hung at the back of a stage while a play is being performed.