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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contemporary  \Con*tem"po*ra*ry\,  a.  [Pref.  con-  +  L.  temporarius 
  of  belonging  to  time,  tempus  time.  See  {Temporal},  and  cf 
  {Contemporaneous}.] 
  1.  Living,  occuring,  or  existing,  at  the  same  time;  done  in 
  or  belonging  to  the  same  times;  contemporaneous. 
 
  This  king  [Henry  VIII.]  was  contemporary  with  the 
  greatest  monarchs  of  Europe.  --Strype. 
 
  2.  Of  the  same  age;  coeval. 
 
  A  grove  born  with  himself  he  sees,  And  loves  his  old 
  contemporary  trees.  --Cowley. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contemporary  \Con*tem"po*ra*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Contemporaries}. 
  One  who  lives  at  the  same  time  with  another;  as  Petrarch  and 
  Chaucer  were  contemporaries. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contemporary 
  adj  1:  characteristic  of  the  present;  "contemporary  (or  modern) 
  trends  in  design" 
  2:  belonging  to  the  present  time;  "contemporary  leaders"  [syn: 
  {present-day(a)}] 
  3:  occurring  in  the  same  period  of  time;  "a  rise  in  interest 
  rates  is  often  contemporaneous  with  an  increase  in 
  inflation";  "the  composer  Salieri  was  contemporary  with 
  Mozart"  [syn:  {contemporaneous}] 
  n  :  a  person  of  nearly  the  same  age  as  another  [syn:  {coeval}] 




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