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Sample Sentences Using
contemporary -- as in: contemporary design
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as in: contemporary design Define
characteristic of or belonging to the present time
  • It’s easier to find outstanding books when selecting from those that have been in print for a long time, but were it not for that I would prefer modern literature with its contemporary language, issues, and ideas.
  • I have begun to stop resisting the constant urge to deny that beauty has a valid right to exist in contemporary art.
    Ian Hornak
  • The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.
    Jorge Luis Borges
  • The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated into a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
    Spiro T. Agnew

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  • The conversation turned on the contemporary gossip about those in power...
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • She is one of the most impressive contemporary leaders.
  • Of contemporary literature, philosophy and politics he appeared to know next to nothing.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  A Study in Scarlet
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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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