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decontextualize

[ dee-kuhn-teks-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˌdi kənˈtɛks tʃu əˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), de·con·tex·tu·al·ized, de·con·tex·tu·al·iz·ing.
to remove (a linguistic element, an action, etc.) from a context: decontextualized works of art displayed in museums.
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Origin of decontextualize

First recorded in 1975–80; de- + contextualize

OTHER WORDS FROM decontextualize

de·con·tex·tu·al·i·za·tion, noun
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