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Pronunciation of Contexts: Learn how to pronounce Contexts in English correctly

Learn how to say Contexts correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word context:

noun
the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood:
the proposals need to be considered in the context of new European directives
the parts of something written or spoken that immediately precede and follow a word or passage and clarify its meaning:
skilled readers use context to construct meaning from words as they are read
Phrases

in context

considered together with the surrounding words or circumstances:
the complex meaning of irony is only graspable in context
out of context

without the surrounding words or circumstances and so not fully understandable:
the article portrayed her as domineering by dropping quotes from her out of context
Derivatives

contextual

Pronunciation: /kənˈtɛkstjʊəl/

adjective
contextually

Pronunciation: /kənˈtɛkstjʊəli/

adverb
Origin:

late Middle English (denoting the construction of a text): from Latin contextus, from con- ‘together’ + texere ‘to weave’