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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

One way or another, we all have to find what best fosters the flowering of our humanity in this contemporary life, and dedicate ourselves to that.
Joseph Campbell

Artist - 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

I was very much into buying contemporary art, but I've just decided I want to get rid of it all. Not that it's not great art, but all of a sudden my mood has changed, and I want to go back to seventeenth- and eighteenth-century masters.
Sylvester Stallone

Minimalism seems closest to the sophisticated storytelling of movies. Movies have really educated contemporary audiences to be the most intelligent, sophisticated audiences in history. We don't any longer need to have the relationship between one scene and the next explained. We will figure it out ourselves.
Chuck Palahniuk

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.
Simone Weil
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Contemporary Translations

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

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