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- enPR: kŏn'tĕnt
- (UK) IPA: /'kɒntɛnt/, SAMPA: /"kQntEnt/
- (US) IPA: /'kɑntɛnt/, SAMPA: /"kAntEnt/
Audio (US) (file)
- (countable), (usually plural) The contents of a container, such as a bag, a file, a book etc., are the things that are in it.
- A couple of green plastic bags had torn open, and the contents had spilled out onto the floor.
- Scientists examined the contents of the dead bird's stomach.
- The students were generally happy with the course content and the instructor.
- More writing could improve students' content knowledge as well as their writing skills.
- (countable), (singular) The fat, water, alcohol, etc. content of something is the amount of that substance in something else.
- The red wine had a deep color and high alcohol content.
- (uncountable) Content is the feeling of being happy and satisfied.
- She could sleep to her heart's content.
- (only after linking verbs) If someone is content, they are happy and satisfied.
- She had always been perfectly content to live in the city.
- Women with many friends are actually less content with their lives than those with a smaller group of friends.
- (transitive) If somebody contents themselves with something, they accept it even though they wanted something different.