Number of syllables in the word 'background'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word background.

  1. No of syllables in background : 2
  2. Divide syllables in background : back-ground

More about the word - background

  1. noun
  2. Definition : One's social heritage, or previous life; what one did in the past.
  3. Definition : A part of the picture that depicts scenery to the rear or behind the main subject; context.
  4. Definition : Information relevant to the current situation about past events; history.
  5. Definition : A less important feature of scenery (as opposed to foreground).
  1. verb
  2. Definition : To put in a position that is not prominent.
  3. Definition : To gather and provide background information (on).
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Less important or less noticeable in a scene or system.


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