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Definition of Contemporary

Contemporary

  1. Living, occuring, or existing, at the same time; done in, or belonging to, the same times; contemporaneous.
  2. Of the same age; coeval.
  3. One who lives at the same time with another; as, Petrarch and Chaucer were contemporaries.

Contemporary Quotations

Artists - musicians, painters, writers, poets - always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
Billy Joel

Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times.
Suzanne Collins

The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam, and in the contemporary world there is, as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue.
Arnold J. Toynbee

It's one of the great tragedies of our contemporary life in America, that families fall apart. Almost everybody has that in common.
Sam Shepard

There are a whole lot of historical factors that have played a part in our being where we are today, and I think that to even to begin to understand our contemporary issues and contemporary problems, you have to understand a little bit about that history.
Wilma Mankiller
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Contemporary Translations

contemporary in German is Altersgenosse {m}, Zeitgenosse {m}
contemporary in Norwegian is samtidig
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