contextualize

[kuhn-teks-choo-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), contextualized, contextualizing.
to put (a linguistic element, an action, etc.) in a context, especially one that is characteristic or appropriate, as for purposes of study.
Also, especially British, contextualise.


Origin:
1930–35; contextual + -ize

contextualization, noun
noncontextualized, adjective
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contextualize or contextualise (kənˈtɛkstjʊəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to state the social, grammatical, or other context of; put into context
 
contextualise or contextualise
 
vb

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Example sentences
The tweets can then link back to campus digital properties that support or contextualize the tweeter's thoughts.
Right or wrong, these personal subtexts could greatly influence the way the survey subjects contextualize the flag image.
And perhaps it was it is honestly a difficulty for you to contextualize properly.
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