[ kuh n-teks-choo-uh l ]
/ kənˈtɛks tʃu əl /
of, relating to, or depending on the context.
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Related formscon·tex·tu·al·ly, adverbnon·con·tex·tu·al, adjectivenon·con·tex·tu·al·ly, adverb
Can be confusedcontextual contractual
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British Dictionary definitions for contextually
/ (kənˈtɛkstjʊəl) /
relating to, dependent on, or using contextcontextual criticism of a book
Derived Formscontextually, adverb
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