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Noun: foreground  'for,grawnd
  1. The part of a scene that is near the viewer
  2. (computing) a window for an active application
Verb: foreground  'for,grawnd
  1. Emphasise or focus on to make more important or prominent
    "The introduction foregrounded the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics";
    - highlight, spotlight, play up

Derived forms: foregrounded, foregrounds, foregrounding

See also: emphasise [Brit], emphasize, underline, underscore

Type of: aspect, bring out, panorama, prospect, scene, set off, view, vista, window

Part of: CRT screen, screen

Encyclopedia: Foreground