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English definition of “contextual”

contextual

adjective uk   /kənˈtek.stju.əl/ formal or specialized us  
related to the context of something: It's impossible to understand the nuances of an isolated word without some contextual clues.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningLinguistic terms and linguistic style
contextually
adverb uk   /-i/ formal or specialized us  
Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningLinguistic terms and linguistic style
(Definition of contextual from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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