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Meaning of CONTEMPORANEOUS

Pronunciation:  kun`tempu'reyneeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of the same period
  2. [adj]  occurring in the same period of time; "a rise in interest rates is often contemporaneous with an increase in inflation"; "the composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart"
 

CONTEMPORANEOUS is a 15 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: coetaneous, coeval, contemporary, synchronal, synchronic, synchronous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*tem`po*ra"ne*ous\, a. [L. contemporaneus;
con- + tempus time. See {Temporal}, and cf.
{Contemporaneous}.]
Living, existing, or occurring at the same time;
contemporary.

      The great age of Jewish philosophy, that of Aben Esra,
      Maimonides, and Kimchi, had been contemporaneous with
      the later Spanish school of Arabic philosophy. --Milman
-- {Con*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accompanying, actual, agreeing, as is, being, coetaneous, coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coinstantaneous, collateral, concomitant, concurrent, contemporary, conterminous, coterminous, current, existent, existing, extant, fresh, immanent, immediate, instant, isochronal, isochronous, latest, modern, new, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, running, simultaneous, synchronal, synchronic, synchronous, that be, that is, topical, unison, unisonous, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute
 

 

 

 

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