n [U and C]
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin: contextus 'connection of words', from contexere 'to weave together', from com- ( COM-) + texere 'to weave']
the situation, events, or information that are related to something and that help you to understand it
political/social/historical etc context
the political context of the election
place/put/see etc sth in context
To appreciate what these changes will mean, it is necessary to look at them in context .
in the context of sth
These incidents are best understood in the broader context of developments in rural society.
the words that come just before and after a word or sentence and that help you understand its meaning
The meaning of 'mad' depends on its context.
take/quote sth out of context
to repeat part of what someone has said or written without describing the situation in which it was said, so that it means something quite different
His comments, taken out of context, seem harsh.
1. Asked how he succeeded, the student explained he had just come from a physics class on pendulum motion. What he had learned in one context transferred to a completely different one. 当被问到是如何取得成功时，大学生解释道，他刚刚上完一堂有关摆动的物理课。他是把课堂上学到的知识应用到了一个完全不同的地方。
2. I have tried to present the words and expressions here in a clear context. 我在这里已尽量把这些字和词呈现在清楚的上下文中了.