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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

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

I grew up in New Mexico, and the older I get, I have less need for contemporary culture and big cities and all the stuff we are bombarded with. I am happier at my ranch in the middle of nowhere watching a bug carry leaves across the grass, listening to silence, riding my horse, and being in open space.
Tom Ford

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 lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Spiro T. Agnew
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Contemporary Translations

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