Synonyms of 'backdrop'
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.
Someone's environment is all the circumstances, people, things, and events around them that influence their life.
The children were brought up in completely different environments.
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.