in context

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Definition of in context

1 : in a sentence with other words To really know a word, you must be able to use it in context.
2 : while thinking about the group of conditions that exist where and when something happens We need to consider these events in context.

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“In context.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20context. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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