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recontextualize

recontextualize

verb re·con·tex·tu·al·ize \ˌrē-kən-ˈteks-chə-wə-ˌlīz, -chə-ˌlīz\

Definition of RECONTEXTUALIZE

transitive verb
:  to place (as a literary or artistic work) in a different context

First Known Use of RECONTEXTUALIZE

1978

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