foreground
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foreground(
fawr
-
graund
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (art)
a. el primer plano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The painting portrays a knight on a horse with some peasants in the foreground.El cuadro retrata a un caballero a caballo con unos campesinos en primer plano.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to emphasize)
a. poner de relieve
The recent scandal has foregrounded the problem of government corruption.El escándalo reciente ha puesto de relieve el problema de la corrupción en el gobierno.
b. destacar
The university protest foregrounded the issue of violence against women.La manifestación estudiantil destacó la cuestión de la violencia contra la mujer.
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foreground
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el primer plano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in the foregrounden primer plano
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. poner de relieve
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foreground [ˈfɔːɡraʊnd]
noun
primer plano (m); primer término (m)
in the foreground en primer plano or término
transitive verb
[+object in photo, picture] traer al primer plano; [+issue, problem] destacar; subrayar
which would anyway tend to foreground the traditionally feminine preoccupation with the personal and private
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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