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context

noun

Definition of CONTEXT

the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded <in the context of the Great Depression, communism had a certain allure for some disillusioned Americans>

March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
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