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contemporary (adjective)
Contemporary means modern or happening at the present time.*
  • Although the book was written hundreds of years ago, its message is still relevant to contemporary politics.
contemporary (noun)
Someone's contemporary is a person who is or was alive at the same time as the other person.*
  • The Beatles were the contemporaries of the Rolling Stones: Both bands became famous in the 1960s.
noun adjective
  • contemporary
  • contemporaries
  • contemporary

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