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decontextualize

[dee-kuh n-teks-choo-uh-lahyz] /ˌdi kənˈtɛks tʃu əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), decontextualized, decontextualizing.
1.
to remove (a linguistic element, an action, etc.) from a context:
decontextualized works of art displayed in museums.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; de- + contextualize
Related forms
decontextualization, noun
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