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con·text

context

 
 
pronunciation:
kan tekst
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part of speech: noun
definition: the setting of a word or phrase in speaking or writing that determines or affects its meaning. Context can be pictures, sounds, other words, or physical surroundings.
The meaning of "crash" depends on its context.Do not use the word "ain't" in a formal context.
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The word context contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, t, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."
text Latin root that means weave
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