take+out+of+context

  • 1 take out of context — index abstract (separate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 take out of context — verb To interpret something in a manner in which it was not intended to be understood, often deliberately …

    Wiktionary

  • 3 take something out of context — take/quote/something out of context phrase to use only part of something that someone said, so that the original meaning is changed What I said has been taken completely out of context by the media. Thesaurus: to say something again, or to repeat …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 take out of — phr verb Take out of is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bag, ↑basket, ↑box, ↑circulation, ↑context, ↑library, ↑oven, ↑service, ↑storage, ↑suitcase, ↑worry …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 5 take out — vb to kill or destroy. A military euphemism which came to public notice in the USA during the Vietnam War. The term was subsequently appropriated for use in the context of crime and law enforce ment. ► I thought, if I could get my hands around… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 6 quote something out of context — take/quote/something out of context phrase to use only part of something that someone said, so that the original meaning is changed What I said has been taken completely out of context by the media. Thesaurus: to say something again, or to repeat …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 Fallacy of quoting out of context — The practice of quoting out of context, sometimes referred to as contextomy or quote mining , is a logical fallacy and a type of false attribution in which a passage is removed from its surrounding matter in such a way as to distort its intended… …

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  • 8 Context-dependent memory — refers to improved recall of specific episodes or information when the context present at encoding and retrieval are the same. One particularly common example of context dependence at work occurs when an individual has lost an item (e.g. lost car …

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  • 9 context — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad, full, general, larger, overall, wider ▪ You have to see the problem in a wider context. ▪ narrow …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 context */*/*/ — UK [ˈkɒntekst] / US [ˈkɑnˌtekst] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms context : singular context plural contexts 1) the general situation in which something happens, which helps to explain it These events are meaningless outside their… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 context — con|text W1S3 [ˈkɔntekst US ˈka:n ] n [U and C] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: contextus connection of words , from contexere to weave together , from com ( COM ) + texere to weave ] 1.) the situation, events, or information that are related… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 context — noun (C) 1 the situation, events, or information that are related to something, and that help you to understand it better: These changes must be seen in their historical and social context. | in context (=considered together with the related… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 context — con|text [ kan,tekst ] noun count or uncount *** 1. ) the general situation in which something happens, which helps explain it: These events are meaningless outside their historical context. in context: The decline in the stock market, though… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 context*/*/ — [ˈkɒntekst] noun [C/U] 1) the general situation in which something happens, that helps to explain it the historical context of the events[/ex] This fall in prices has to be seen in context.[/ex] 2) the words surrounding a particular word, that… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 15 Context analysis — is a method to analyze the environment in which a business operates. Environmental scanning mainly focuses on the macro environment of a business. But context analysis considers the entire environment of a business, its internal and external… …

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  • 16 Context theory — is the theory of how environmental design and planning of new development should relate to its context. When decisions have been taken they are implemented by means of Land Use Plans, Zoning Plans and Environmental Assessments. A number of… …

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  • 17 Context switch — For other uses, see Switch (disambiguation). A context switch is the computing process of storing and restoring the state (context) of a CPU so that execution can be resumed from the same point at a later time. This enables multiple processes to… …

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  • 18 Take a Chance on Me — Infobox Single Name = Take a Chance on Me Artist = ABBA from Album = The Album Released = January 1978 Recorded = 1977 Format = Single Genre = Pop Length = 4:01 Label = Polar Music Writer = Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus Producer = Benny… …

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  • 19 Out of Africa — For the 1985 film based in part on this novel, see Out of Africa (film). For other uses, see Out of Africa (disambiguation). Out of Africa   …

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  • 20 Out of India theory — Indo European topics Indo European languages (list) Albanian · Armenian · Baltic Celtic  …

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