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contemporary

noun [C]
 
 
/kənˈtem.pər.ər.i/ US  /-pə.rer-/
someone living during the same period as someone else
同时代的人
Was he a contemporary of Shakespeare's?
他和莎士比亚是同时代的人吗?
Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
a person who is of the same age as you
同龄人,同辈
She didn't mix with her contemporaries, preferring the company of older people.
她不和同龄人混在一起,而是喜欢和年长的人相处。
Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
(Definition of contemporary noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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