recontextualization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ contextualization

Noun[edit]

recontextualization (countable and uncountable, plural recontextualizations)

  1. The process or result of recontextualizing.
    • 2009 July 26, Douglas Wolk, “Shades of Meaning”, in New York Times[1]:
      Mazzucchelli particularly has it in for Willy Ilium, a snooty, priapic little choreographer whose work consists of postmodern appropriation and recontextualization.