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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “contextualize”


verb [T] formal or specialized (UK usually contextualise)     /kənˈtek.stju.ə.laɪz/
to consider something in its context
We must contextualize the problem before we can understand its origin .
Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningLinguistic terms and linguistic style
(Definition of contextualize verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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