What is the opposite of background?

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Noun
Opposite of the part of a picture, scene, or design that forms a setting for the main figures or objects
“Place the subject in the middle of the background and then pan the camera upwards towards the sky.”
Noun
Opposite of the furthest visible point from where one is located
“Two children appear in the foreground, the boy on a rocking horse, the girl in a sweet white party dress.”
Noun
Opposite of a less conspicuous position
“He stood at the front where he could be seen clearly and then spoke loudly to the masses.”
Noun
Opposite of a diagram showing the relationship between people in several generations of a family
Noun
Opposite of the origin or background of a person in terms of family or nationality
“In those days, I never went anywhere without my trusty camera, so I even recorded it for posterity.”
Noun
Opposite of the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which someone or something is surrounded
Noun
Opposite of one's background or life experience
“He is an enigmatic young man, who knows what his future will hold?”
Noun
Opposite of a place or source of origin
Noun
Opposite of the sum of the past achievements or performance of a person, organization, or thing
Noun
Opposite of the history of a person or place
“Betty has a bright future if she keeps up the good work.”
Noun
Opposite of the science or art of teaching
Noun
Opposite of facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
“What we do not need is the selective or careless transmission of misinformation or disinformation.”
Noun
Opposite of a long-standing group of people, within a given region, sharing cultural commonalities
“A division in the population would ultimately form due to ideological differences.”
Noun
Opposite of a person's ancestors or family and social background
Noun
Opposite of the knowledge and skill to be able to (do something correctly)
Noun
Opposite of the situation or state of affairs
Adjective
Opposite of relating to the given situation or location but of minor importance
“The chandelier was a prominent feature in the exhibition, was easily seen from the nave below, and reflected the sun's rays with extraordinary brilliancy.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to information about past events
“He warns the public that future transgressions against his rule will be dealt with harshly.”
Adjective
Opposite of happening as a minor accompaniment to something else
Adjective
Opposite of relating to the situation or location in which the information was found
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