From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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contentcon‧tent1 /ˈkɒntent $ ˈkɑːn-/ ●●● S3 W2 noun 1 contents2 [singular]DFPART the amount of a substance that is contained in something, especially food or drinkfat/protein/alcohol etc content the fat content of cheese water with a low salt content3 [singular, uncountable]IDEA the ideas, facts, or opinions that are contained in a speech, piece of writing, film, programme etc The content of the media course includes scripting, editing, and camera work.4 [singular, uncountable] the information contained in a website, considered separately from the software that makes the website work The graphics are brilliant. It’s just a shame the content is so poor.
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contentIn addition to the statutory requirements, the form and content of an audit report is governed by requirements laid down in auditing standards.Many of the essays are political in content.He could not provide a copy of the report but outlined its contents.Entrance requirement: First or Second Class Honours in mathematics, or another science with substantial mathematical content.A full centralisation of structure and a more flowing and energetic style - often with greater pictorial content - is in evidence.In other words, information received must have the same content and organization as information sent.The software, designed for children, has good graphics and animation that doesn't overwhelm the content.People pay as much attention to your voice as to the content of your speech.The content may be too trivial or too deep for the group, causing embarrassment to the teacher.The content of milk fat is not less than 8. 5 percent; of Sugar, about 44 percent.The content of this document will be similar to the information listed in table 4.2.Chestnuts have a high water content.fat/protein/alcohol etc contentBut a breath test revealed an alcohol content of 88 milligrammes - more than twice the limit, the court in Pontefract heard.The high sugar and alcohol content means that a pudding can become dangerously hot in a microwave.Flavoured varieties are acceptable, but check the nutritional panel for fat content and avoid ones with added cream.Guinness, which sells 22 variants of its stout around the globe, varies hugely in alcohol content.Optimum fat content imparts good body and flavor to ice cream.It could be the fat content of the diet.Conscientious about nutrition, Wait said he added fruit to his recipe to increase moisture and decrease the fat content.Gina Smouse notes that by using low-fat evaporated milk and egg substitute, the fat content of the pudding will be lower.
contentcon‧tent2 /kənˈtent/ ●●○ adjective [not before noun] 1 HAPPYSATISFIEDhappy and satisfied Andy was a good husband, and Nicky was clearly very content.content with We’ll be content with a respectable result in tomorrow’s match.see thesaurus at satisfied2 content (for somebody) to do something3 not content with something
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contentAll he needs is a good book to read and he is quite content.The baby sat on its mother's lap, perfectly content.Unlike many others, Church was not content to depict the Falls from one or two vantage points.We were perfectly content to go on walking until it got dark.Melville is content to let his story flow and ebb.They were quite content to let it fall down.He rarely talked about his own work, and was content to listen to the experiences of others.At the moment my mother seems content to take things slowly.Carla seems pretty much content with her life.He was a strong, vital man, successful and content with his life.He had got under her skin, and after half an hour she went home alone, not content with second-best.content withI am content with my job, my home, and my family.
contentcontent3 /kənˈtent/ noun [uncountable] 1 literaryHAPPYSATISFIED a feeling of quiet happiness and satisfaction2 do something to your heart’s content
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contentFerroan dolomite Pale to deep turquoise with increasing Fe content.In other words, information received must have the same content and organization as information sent.
contentcontent4 /kənˈtent/ verb [transitive] 1 content yourself with (doing) something2 HAPPYSATISFIED formal to make someone feel happy and satisfied I was no longer satisfied with the life that had hitherto contented me.→ See Verb table
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contentJones, shoulders hunched against the numbing cold, contented himself with a quiet display.Corbett could scarcely understand some of the accents and contented himself with gazing around.
From King Business Dictionarycontentcon‧tent /ˈkɒntentˈkɑːn-/ noun1contents [plural] the things that are inside a bag, box, room etcThe contents of the suitcase were seized by the police.2contents [plural] the things that are written in a letter, document, book etcHe refused to disclose the contents of the report. (=say what was in the report)3[uncountable] the amount of a substance that is contained in somethingThe beer has an alcohol content of 2.6%.Coal has a high sulfur content.4[uncountable] the materials, parts etc that a product containsEight states require a minimum percentage of recycled content (=materials that have already been used) in packaging. local contentOrigin content2 (1400-1500) French Latin contentus; CONTENT2