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Meaning of CONTEXT

Pronunciation:  'kântekst

Matching Terms:  contex, context clash, context of use, context switch, context-free, context-sensitive menu, contextual, contextual definition, contextual seriation, contextually, contextually communicating sequential processes, contextural, contexture, contextured

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That which surrounds, and gives meaning to, something else.

In a grammar it refers to the symbols before and after the symbol under consideration. If the syntax of a symbol is independent of its context, the grammar is said to be context-free.

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