Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of backgrounder.

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Examples

  • Heritage's chief products are its article-length "backgrounders" on current issues that are faxed and emailed to politicians, journalists and public officials.

    Heritage Foundation: Enemy of Health Care Reform

  • He said such reports were "backgrounders" that did not contain precise allegations.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • From the beginning-and I quoted a public affairs official in Afghanistan as saying, "Right, you know, we don't use these, quote, 'backgrounders' to grant or deny embeds, that these are done after the fact."

    Democracy Now!

  • "backgrounders," and other documents that tend to be shorter, less authoritative, and therefore less influential-the focus on the Jewish state only increases, with Israel either leading or close to leading the tally.

    Elder of Ziyon

  • And, if you count only full reports — as opposed to “briefing papers,” “backgrounders,” and other documents that tend to be shorter, less authoritative, and therefore less influential — the focus on the Jewish state only increases, with Israel either leading or close to leading the tally.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Taking the Yglesias Challenge on Human Rights Watch

  • Laura strikes a pose with Rafael in the background; Viktor and Kimberly are both backgrounders; Anya gets a big albeit quick close-up shot as does Josh M. and Anthony; and the entire group can only be seen together once in the background at the end.

    Holly Cara Price: Rubbernecking Recap: Project Runway #6, "Hungry Like the Wolf"

  • R-CALF USA's membership consists primarily of cow-calf operators, cattle backgrounders, and feedlot owners.

    Printing: Group Demonstrates AMI's Attack on COOL Not Factual

  • Members are located across 47 states and are primarily cow/calf operators, cattle backgrounders, and/or feedlot owners.

    Group Demonstrates AMI's Attack on COOL Not Factual

  • These were often sophisticated reviews of policy, intelligence and in-depth backgrounders.

    Obama’s Wars

  • And, if you count only full reports—as opposed to “briefing papers,” “backgrounders,” and other documents that tend to be shorter, less authoritative, and therefore less influential—the focus on the Jewish state only increases, with Israel either leading or close to leading the tally.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Taking the Yglesias Challenge on Human Rights Watch

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