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Pronunciation: kon'tent


  1. That which is contained within something else, usually in this sense in the plural form, contents.
  2. In psychology, the form of a dream as presented to consciousness.

[L. contentus, fr. con- tineo, pp. -tentus, to hold together, contain]

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