in context


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

Examples of in context in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The remarks were made in context of a legal battle between Kassan and his former employer, UTA, who are in a dispute over whether he is allowed to compete with MediaLink, Kassan’s media and market advisory company that was sold to the talent agency in 2021 for $125 million. Wendy Lee, Los Angeles Times, 22 May 2024 To put that in context, that’s as much carbon pollution as comes out of the tailpipes of 6.6 million cars over the course of a year. Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 11 May 2024 Vector databases provide a technology for identifying specific data elements (chunks) that are relevant to a particular query; enabling the application to provide the LLM with the right reference data in context. William Mullane, USA TODAY, 12 May 2024 To put that conversion rate in context, the 2021-22 Cup champs wound up scoring with the extra man 32.8% of the time (20 for 61), tops in the NHL during that postseason. Sean Keeler, The Denver Post, 7 May 2024 At one point, university leaders proposed a visitors center where it would be displayed in context. Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2024 To put that in context, the economy had added 167,000 jobs a month in the year through March 2019, the spring before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Jeanna Smialek, New York Times, 2 May 2024 And even in context, the reality of January 6 is bad enough. Daniel Foster, National Review, 30 Nov. 2023 McConnell’s objection to the Judicial Conference’s policy thus should be seen in context. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2024

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“In context.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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