contextual

[ kuh n-teks-choo-uh l ]
/ kənˈtɛks tʃu əl /

adjective

of, relating to, or depending on the context.

Origin of contextual

1805–15; < Latin contextu-, stem of contextus context + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM contextual

con·tex·tu·al·ly, adverbnon·con·tex·tu·al, adjectivenon·con·tex·tu·al·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH contextual

contextual contractual
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British Dictionary definitions for contextual

contextual
/ (kənˈtɛkstjʊəl) /

adjective

relating to, dependent on, or using contextcontextual criticism of a book

Derived forms of contextual

contextually, adverb
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