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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To place (as a literary or artistic work) in a different set of circumstances or facts surrounding the plot.

Usage examples (30)
  • Citizen journalist needs to be recontextualize as “someone with something to say” and ultimately into action.
  • And I try to use as much of the performance space as possible and try to recontextualize the rooms in as many ways as I can.
  • He is able both to recast legal definitions of "intemperate" language and to recontextualize the political action of a play.
  • The exhibit's curator attempted to recontextualize every piece, and in this podcast you'll hear about a few of these efforts. for more
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