backdrop

backdrop  noun பின்விளைவு, , பின்திரை

1. [ C ] ( mainly UK backcloth ) a large piece of cloth with buildings, countryside, etc. painted on it that is hung at the back of a stage during a performance
2. [ S ] the view behind something
  • The mountains form a dramatic backdrop to the little village.
3. [ S ] the general situation in which particular events happen
  • Their love affair began against a backdrop of war.
© englishfortamils.com/ englishtamilenglish.com 2011 . Team work : Tamil Students Association - University of Illinois - Chicago / Special Thanks To: OXFORD DICTIONARY, Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary and Tamil Dictionaries