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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
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