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decontextualize

(ˌdiːkənˈtɛkstjʊəlaɪz) or

decontextualise

vb (tr)
to consider (something) in isolation from its usual context

decontextualize


Past participle: decontextualized
Gerund: decontextualizing

Imperative
decontextualize
decontextualize
Present
I decontextualize
you decontextualize
he/she/it decontextualizes
we decontextualize
you decontextualize
they decontextualize
Preterite
I decontextualized
you decontextualized
he/she/it decontextualized
we decontextualized
you decontextualized
they decontextualized
Present Continuous
I am decontextualizing
you are decontextualizing
he/she/it is decontextualizing
we are decontextualizing
you are decontextualizing
they are decontextualizing
Present Perfect
I have decontextualized
you have decontextualized
he/she/it has decontextualized
we have decontextualized
you have decontextualized
they have decontextualized
Past Continuous
I was decontextualizing
you were decontextualizing
he/she/it was decontextualizing
we were decontextualizing
you were decontextualizing
they were decontextualizing
Past Perfect
I had decontextualized
you had decontextualized
he/she/it had decontextualized
we had decontextualized
you had decontextualized
they had decontextualized
Future
I will decontextualize
you will decontextualize
he/she/it will decontextualize
we will decontextualize
you will decontextualize
they will decontextualize
Future Perfect
I will have decontextualized
you will have decontextualized
he/she/it will have decontextualized
we will have decontextualized
you will have decontextualized
they will have decontextualized
Future Continuous
I will be decontextualizing
you will be decontextualizing
he/she/it will be decontextualizing
we will be decontextualizing
you will be decontextualizing
they will be decontextualizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decontextualizing
you have been decontextualizing
he/she/it has been decontextualizing
we have been decontextualizing
you have been decontextualizing
they have been decontextualizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decontextualizing
you will have been decontextualizing
he/she/it will have been decontextualizing
we will have been decontextualizing
you will have been decontextualizing
they will have been decontextualizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decontextualizing
you had been decontextualizing
he/she/it had been decontextualizing
we had been decontextualizing
you had been decontextualizing
they had been decontextualizing
Conditional
I would decontextualize
you would decontextualize
he/she/it would decontextualize
we would decontextualize
you would decontextualize
they would decontextualize
Past Conditional
I would have decontextualized
you would have decontextualized
he/she/it would have decontextualized
we would have decontextualized
you would have decontextualized
they would have decontextualized
Translations

decontextualize

[diːkənˈtekstjʊəlaɪz] VTdescontextualizar

decontextualize

vt (form)aus dem Zusammenhang nehmen
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