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contemporary
used in Jane Eyre

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1  —1 use as in:
they are contemporaries
Definition
living at the same time

or:

something occurring in the same period of time as something else
  • I have alluded to him, Reader, because I think I see in him an intellect profounder and more unique than his contemporaries have yet recognised; because I regard him as the first social regenerator of the day — as the very master of that working corps who would restore to rectitude the warped system of things; because I think no commentator on his writings has yet found the comparison that suits him, the terms which rightly characterise his talent.
    Preface (71% in)

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  • "Yet," I reflected, "she has been young once; her youth would be contemporary with her master's: Mrs. Fairfax told me once, she had lived here many years.
    Chapter 16 (38% in)

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