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contextualize

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

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

con·tex·tu·al·izedcon·tex·tu·al·iz·ing

Full Definition of CONTEXTUALIZE

transitive verb
:  to place (as a word or activity) in a context
con·tex·tu·al·i·za·tion \-ˌteks-ch(ə-w)ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -chü-ə-lə-\ noun

Examples of CONTEXTUALIZE

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

First Known Use of CONTEXTUALIZE

1934

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