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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
  • She was not abnormally deficient, and she mustered learning enough to acquit herself respectably in conversation with her contemporaries, among whom it must be avowed, however, that she occupied a secondary place.

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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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