Definition of contextualize
: to place (as a word or activity) in a context <When the rebellion is historically contextualized, it becomes clear that there were many factors that contributed to it.>
contextualizationplay \-ˌteks-ch(ə-w)ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -chü-ə-lə-\ noun
Examples of contextualize in a sentence
When the rebellion is historically contextualized, it becomes clear that there were many factors contributing to it.
Origin and Etymology of contextualize
First Known Use: 1934
CONTEXTUALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contextualize for English Language Learners
: to think about or provide information about the situation in which something happens
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