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    contemporary - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contemporary

    (noun) a person of nearly the same age as another
    Synonyms : coeval
    (adj) characteristic of the present
    Synonyms : modern-day
    Example Sentence
    • contemporary trends in design
    • the role of computers in modern-day medicine
    (adj) belonging to the present time
    Synonyms : present-day
    Example Sentence
    • contemporary leaders
    (adj) occurring in the same period of time
    Synonyms : contemporaneous
    Example Sentence
    • a rise in interest rates is often contemporaneous with an increase in inflation
    • the composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for contemporary

'con' means with and 'temporary' is something which exists only in the present. So contemporary is 'with or belonging to the present'

co-same,temp--temperature....same temparature occurs at same time

Connected with time

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contemporary dance form means present dance form

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