[ kuh n-teks-choo-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ kənˈtɛks tʃu əˌlɪz əm /
(in motion-picture criticism) the theory that all incidents in a film must be viewed in the social, political, and cultural context with which the film concerns itself and in which it was made.
Architecture. the aesthetic position that a building or the like should be designed for harmony or a meaningful relationship with other such elements already existing in its vicinity.
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