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Acronym: KWIC


KWIC - Keywords in Context: Pronounced like quick. Within the areas of text analysis, KWIC refers to a way of displaying the words in a text so that particular words (the keywords) are listed in the middle column, with a certain amount of context on either side. KWIC displays are also called concordances, and are generated by concordancing software.