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To Kill a Mockingbird
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as in: they are contemporaries Define
living at the same time or: something occurring in the same period of time as something else
  • He was much older than the parents of our school contemporaries, and there was nothing Jem or I could say about him when our classmates said, "My father-"
    p.118.2
  • Son, I have no doubt that you’ve been annoyed by your contemporaries about me lawing for niggers, as you say, but to do something like this to a sick old lady is inexcusable.
    p.138.5

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  • Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were contemporary artists who competed for some projects.
  • The composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart

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as in: contemporary design Define
characteristic of or belonging to the present time
as in: they are contemporaries Define
living at the same time or: something occurring in the same period of time as something else
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