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  • adj. Within a single text.


intra- +‎ textual (Wiktionary)



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  • "Intratextualism" is my term for reading a given clause of the Constitution against the backdrop of other clauses in the document that use the same, or similar, words.

    -Akhil Reed Amar, An(other) on The Bill of Rights 87 Geo. L.J. 2347, 2354

    December 13, 2006