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Which of the following best defines context? words surrounding another word words that surround an unfamiliar word and give clues about its meaning the words that define what another word means, specifically, a dictionary definition.
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User: Which of the following best defines context? words surrounding another word words that surround an unfamiliar word and give clues about its meaning the words that define what another word means, specifically, a dictionary definition.

Weegy: ... context clues - clues in the words and sentences surrounding the unknown word ... another way to interact with unfamiliar words ... its meaning involves finding clues in words ... g
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User: Using context to figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar word is useful when _____. you do not have a dictionary you are taking a timed standardized test you don't need a precise definition all of the above

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The following best defines context: words that surround an unfamiliar word and give clues about its meaning.
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Answer: all of the above. Using context to figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar word is useful when you do not have a dictionary; you are taking a timed standardized test; or you don't need a precise definition.
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