[ dee-kuhn-teks-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˌdi kənˈtɛks tʃu əˌlaɪz /
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.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
OTHER WORDS FROM decontextualizede·con·tex·tu·al·i·za·tion, noun
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