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KWIC is the English abbreviation of key word in context, which is used to label the search term (or a sequence of terms) in contexts of various sizes. The Czech equivalent keyword is homonymous with the term denoting items which are prominent thanks to their frequency in the text, serving as a basis for text analysis. (keyword).

KWIC is the basic part of every corpus concordance and is usually graphically differentiated from the surrounding (context) words. Depending on the query type it can represent one word or a sequence of words (n-gram).