Manners vs Background - What's the difference?

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Manners is a related term of background.

As nouns the difference between manners and background

is that manners is while background is one's social heritage; what one did in the past/previously.

As a verb background is

to put in a position that is not prominent.




  • Etiquette (always plural in this sense).
  • Derived terms

    * good manners * bad manners * well-mannered * ill-mannered * table manners English pluralia tantum English plurals




    (en noun)
  • One's social heritage; what one did in the past/previously.
  • A part of the picture that depicts scenery to the rear or behind the main subject; context.
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  • Information relevant to the current situation about past events; history.
  • A less important feature of scenery (as opposed to foreground).
  • (computing) The image or color, over which a computer's desktop items are shown (e.g. icons or application windows).
  • (computing) Activity on a computer that is not normally visible to the user.
  • Derived terms

    * on background * background fodder


    (en verb)
  • To put in a position that is not prominent