in the context of (something)

in the context of (something)

In or amid the surrounding words or event that gives something its complete, original, or genuine meaning. All injuries are more costly in the context of the playoffs. Oh no, in the context of the original interview, her comments made perfect sense.
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in the context of something

in the circumstances under which something happens or has happened. In the context of a funeral, laughing loudly is inappropriate. In the context of an argument, it is fine to speak firmly.
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