Vladimir Putin draws on his background as a master spy, testing and teasing the new regime in Kiev and its backers in Washington.
Women and children can be heard screaming in the background.
All of that makes Plouffe, with his background as a Democratic consultant, a very interesting choice.
This makes perfect sense given Governor Romney's background in private equity fund formation.
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Pembroke was in the background, its grey walls overhung with ivy.
He wanted to use the old city as a background for his own newly-acquired glory.
The background of each picture is likewise perfectly appropriate.
He had sat in the background, but he had found both money and energy.
It seems to have been willingly kept in the background by the leaders of debate on both sides; but it was there.
Nowadays this term is primarily associated with Unix, but it appears to have been first used in this sense on OS/360.
Compare amp off, batch, slopsucker.