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US [ˈkɑnˌtekst]
UK [ˈkɒntekst]
  • n.上下文;语境;环境
  • Web背景;情境;脉络
Plural Form:contexts  
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n.
1.
(事情发生的)背景,环境,来龙去脉the situation in which sth happens and that helps you to understand it
This speech needs to be set in the context of Britain in the 1960s.
这篇演说需要放到 20 世纪 60 年代的英国这一背景之下来看待。
His decision can only be understood in context .
只有了解来龙去脉才能明白他的决定。
2.
上下文;语境the words that come just before and after a word, phrase or statement and help you to understand its meaning
You should be able to guess the meaning of the word from the context.
你应该能从上下文猜出这个词的含义。
This quotation has been taken out of context(= repeated without giving the circumstances in which it was said) .
这条引语是断章取义。

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
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