context of use

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1. In the discourse of user-centred design, the circumstances in which a utilitarian product will be used, the tasks for which it will be used, and the ways in which its users will use it—*usability factors to which such design assigns a high priority.

2. Sometimes a synonym for context of situation.

3. The other words together with which a given word is used: see collocation.

Subjects: Media Studies.

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