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back•ground•er



Pronunciation: (bak'groun"dur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/backgrounder.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a briefing for the press in which an official, often from government or business, gives background information to clarify particular policies, actions, or newsworthy issues, with the understanding that the official will not be named or quoted directly in any resulting press reports.
2. any briefing or report for the purpose of providing background information.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/backgrounder.html on line 114 backgrounder (Thesaurus)

 

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