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noun content pronunciation in British English /ˈkɒntent/
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pluralcontents
  1. 1

    contents

    [plural] the things that are inside something such as a box, bottle, building, or room
    The entire contents of the house were put up for auction.
    He emptied out the contents of his pockets onto the table.
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  2. 2

    contents

    [plural] the things that are written in a book, magazine, letter, document etc
    The contents of the document remain secret.
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  3. 3
    [uncountable] the subject, ideas, or story that a piece of writing or a radio or television programme deals with
    The show’s content is not suitable for young children.
  4. 4
    [uncountable] any material, such as writing, pictures, or music, that appears on a website or other electronic medium
    Several start-ups were bankrupted by the high cost of producing original content.
  5. 5
    [singular] the amount of a substance that something contains
    a breakfast cereal with a high sugar content
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