Meaning of contextual in English:


Pronunciation /kənˈtɛkstʃʊəl/

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  • 1Depending on or relating to the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea.

    • ‘he included contextual information in footnotes’
    1. 1.1Depending on the preceding or following parts of a text to clarify meaning.
      • ‘they have limited practice in working out the meaning of unfamiliar material from contextual clues’