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content

noun
 
 
/ˈkɒntent/
contents [plural] everything that is contained within something: A spokesman has refused to disclose the contents of the shipment. Her parents' home contents insurance policy covered her for the loss of the phone.
[U] ( also contents [plural]) the ideas that are contained in something: New guidelines cover the content of advertising for children. Our description of the contents of the report was completely accurate.
[U] the information contained on a website, etc.: The next generation of DVDs will have to provide more content. If you want to make money from online advertising, you need content.
[U] PRODUCTION the parts that are used to make a product: The company also produces paper with 30% recycled content. The trade agreement stipulated that a certain percentage of the content of the manufactured goods should be obtained locally.
[S] the amount of a particular substance contained in something: The Supreme Court ruled that a beer's alcohol content can be noted on the label. This research dramatically illustrates that the food industry can produce food with much lower salt content. →  See also local content
Translations of “content”
in Korean 내용…
in Arabic مَحتَويات…
in French contenu, teneur…
in Turkish içindekiler, içerik, esas…
in Italian contenuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主題, (文章、演講、電影等的)內容…
in Russian содержание, доля…
in Polish treść, zawartość…
in Spanish contenido…
in Portuguese conteúdo…
in German der Inhalt, der Gehalt…
in Catalan contingut…
in Japanese 内容…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主题, (文章、演讲、电影等的)内容…
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