Definition of contextualize in English:

contextualize

Line breaks: con|text¦ual|ize
Pronunciation: /kənˈtɛkstjʊəlʌɪz
 
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(also contextualise)

verb

[with object]
  • Place or study in context: the excellent introduction summarizes and contextualizes Bowen’s career
    More example sentences
    • The highly situated and situational nature of service learning requires that teacher-scholars in this field contextualize our studies and findings.
    • This will provide an overall context for each national case study and will help contextualize the use of Internet technology by environmental groups.
    • Nonetheless, the basis is established for a sustained and contextualised study of agency, activists, organisation, process, strategy and tactics.

Derivatives

contextualization

Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • Damage control, contextualization, historical positioning: This is myth-making - or branding, as we so prosaically call it these days - at its finest.
  • However, rather than presenting images and the stories behind them, there is once again a repetitious use of the same emblematic images with little contextualization.
  • They each add multiple levels of sensory intensity in the cultural and geographic contextualization of the sculpture and will leave viewers with the feeling of having been there.

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