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contextualize

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verb con·tex·tu·al·ize \kən-ˈteks-chə-wə-ˌlīz, -chə-ˌlīz, -chü-ə-\

Simple Definition of contextualize

  • : to think about or provide information about the situation in which something happens

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of contextualize

contextualized

contextualizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to place (as a word or activity) in a context

contextualization

play \-ˌteks-ch(ə-w)ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -chü-ə-lə-\ noun

Examples of contextualize in a sentence

  1. When the rebellion is historically contextualized, it becomes clear that there were many factors contributing to it.



1934

First Known Use of contextualize

1934


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