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back|ground|er
back|ground|er «BAK GROWN duhr», noun.
1. U.S. a press conference held to explain the background of some event or policy by an official who cannot be identified quoted directly: »

A “backgrounder” permits newspapermen to publish information given them though without attribution to the source (Drew Pearson).

2. a bulletin explaining the background of some event or policy.

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