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noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of context

  1. 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> Synonyms ambient, atmosphere, climate, clime, environment, contexture, environs, medium, milieu, mise-en-scène, setting, surround, surroundings, terrainRelated Words location, place, position, space; backdrop, background; element; situation, status; geography, habitat; microenvironment




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