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con·text

context

 
 
pronunciation:
kan tekst
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: the setting of a word or phrase in speaking or writing that determines or affects its meaning. Context can be pictures, sounds, other words, or physical surroundings.
The meaning of "crash" depends on its context.Do not use the word "ain't" in a formal context.
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