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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

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

People don't like contemporary art, but all art starts life as contemporary - I can't really see a difference.
Damien Hirst

You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
Tadao Ando

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

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
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Contemporary Translations

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