Contemporary meaning

kən-tĕm'pə-rĕr'ē
Something existing at the same time.
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A contemporary is defined as a person living around the same time.

An example of contemporary is Fitzgerald to Hemingway.

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Someone or something living at the same time, or of roughly the same age as another.

Cervantes was a contemporary of Shakespeare.

The early mammals inherited the earth by surviving their saurian contemporaries.

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Of about the same age.
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Current; modern.

Contemporary trends in design.

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One of the same time or age.

Shelley and Keats were contemporaries.

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A person of the present age.
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Living or happening in the same period of time.
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Of about the same age.
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Of or in the style of the present or recent times; modern.
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A person living in the same period as another or others.
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A person or thing of about the same age or date of origin as another.
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From the same time period, coexistent in time.
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Relatively recent.
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The definition of contemporary is existing at the same time or of the present time period.

An example of contemporary are the works of Fitzgerald and Hemingway.

An example of contemporary is furniture in the modern style.

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Belonging to the same period of time.

A fact documented by two contemporary sources.

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Modern, of the present age.
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Origin of contemporary

Recorded since 1631, from Medieval Latin contemporarius, from Latin con- (“with, together”) + temporarius (“of time”), from tempus (“time”)