context
noun Etymology: Middle English, weaving together of words, from Latin contextus connection of words, coherence, from contexere to weave together, from com- + texere to weave — more at technical Date: circa 1568 1. the parts of a discourse that surround a word or passage and can throw light on its meaning 2. the interrelated conditions in which something exists or occurs ; environment, setting <
the historical context of the war
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contextless adjectivecontextual adjectivecontextually adverb

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