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con·tex·tu·al·ize

 (kən-tĕks′cho͞o-ə-līz′)
tr.v. con·tex·tu·al·ized, con·tex·tu·al·iz·ing, con·tex·tu·al·iz·es
To place (a word or idea, for example) in a particular context.

con·tex′tu·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

contextualize

(kənˈtɛkstjʊəˌlaɪz) or

contextualise

vb
(tr) to state the social, grammatical, or other context of; put into context

con•tex•tu•al•ize

(kənˈtɛks tʃu əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to put (a linguistic element, an action, etc.) in a context, esp. one that is characteristic or appropriate, as for purposes of study.
[1930–35]
con•tex`tu•al•i•za′tion, n.

contextualize


Past participle: contextualized
Gerund: contextualizing

Imperative
contextualize
contextualize
Present
I contextualize
you contextualize
he/she/it contextualizes
we contextualize
you contextualize
they contextualize
Preterite
I contextualized
you contextualized
he/she/it contextualized
we contextualized
you contextualized
they contextualized
Present Continuous
I am contextualizing
you are contextualizing
he/she/it is contextualizing
we are contextualizing
you are contextualizing
they are contextualizing
Present Perfect
I have contextualized
you have contextualized
he/she/it has contextualized
we have contextualized
you have contextualized
they have contextualized
Past Continuous
I was contextualizing
you were contextualizing
he/she/it was contextualizing
we were contextualizing
you were contextualizing
they were contextualizing
Past Perfect
I had contextualized
you had contextualized
he/she/it had contextualized
we had contextualized
you had contextualized
they had contextualized
Future
I will contextualize
you will contextualize
he/she/it will contextualize
we will contextualize
you will contextualize
they will contextualize
Future Perfect
I will have contextualized
you will have contextualized
he/she/it will have contextualized
we will have contextualized
you will have contextualized
they will have contextualized
Future Continuous
I will be contextualizing
you will be contextualizing
he/she/it will be contextualizing
we will be contextualizing
you will be contextualizing
they will be contextualizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been contextualizing
you have been contextualizing
he/she/it has been contextualizing
we have been contextualizing
you have been contextualizing
they have been contextualizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been contextualizing
you will have been contextualizing
he/she/it will have been contextualizing
we will have been contextualizing
you will have been contextualizing
they will have been contextualizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been contextualizing
you had been contextualizing
he/she/it had been contextualizing
we had been contextualizing
you had been contextualizing
they had been contextualizing
Conditional
I would contextualize
you would contextualize
he/she/it would contextualize
we would contextualize
you would contextualize
they would contextualize
Past Conditional
I would have contextualized
you would have contextualized
he/she/it would have contextualized
we would have contextualized
you would have contextualized
they would have contextualized
Translations

contextualize

[kənˈtekstjʊəlaɪz] VTcontextualizar

contextualize

vtin einen Zusammenhang or Kontext (geh)setzen
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