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Noun: foregrounding  'for,grawn-ding
  1. The execution of a program that preempts the use of the processing system
    - foreground processing
Verb: foreground  'for,grawnd
  1. Move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
    "The introduction foregrounded the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics";
    - highlight, spotlight, play up

Derived forms: foregroundings

Type of: bring out, priority processing, set off

Antonym: background

Encyclopedia: Foregrounding