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Syllabification: re·con·tex·tual·ize
Pronunciation: /ˌrēkənˈteks(t)SH(əw)əˌlīz

Definition of recontextualize in English:


[with object]
Place or consider in a new or different context: Springsteen’s ability to recontextualize songs about heartbreak and reconciliation

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