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content

1 noun
     
con‧tent1 S2 W2
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contents

[plural]
a) the things that are inside a box, bag, room etc
contents of
The customs official rummaged through the contents of his briefcase.
Most of the gallery's contents were damaged in the fire.
contents insurance (=insurance for things such as furniture that you have in your house)
b) TCN the things that are written in a letter, book etc
contents of
She kept the contents of the letter a secret.
The program automatically creates a table of contents (=a list at the beginning of a document that shows the different parts into which it is divided).
He cast his eye down the contents page.
2 [singular]DF the amount of a substance that is contained in something, especially food or drink
fat/protein/alcohol etc content
the fat content of cheese
water with a low salt content
3 [singular, uncountable] 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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