Translation of "contemporary" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /kənˈtem.pər.ər.i/ us /kənˈtem.pə.rer.i/

contemporary adjective (EXISTING NOW)

B2 existing or happening now

contemporary music/literature/art/fashion 當代音樂/文學/藝術/時尚
Although the play was written hundreds of years ago, it still has a contemporary (= modern) feel to it. 儘管它寫於幾百年前,但讀來仍具現代感。

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contemporary adjective (OF SAME PERIOD)

belonging to the same or a stated period in the past

Almost all of the contemporary accounts of the event have been lost. 幾乎所有關於這一事件的同時期的記載都遺失了。
Most of the writers he was contemporary with were interested in the same subjects. 和他同時代的大多數作家都對同樣的題材感興趣。

contemporarynoun [ C ]

uk /kənˈtem.pər.ər.i/ us /kənˈtem.pə.rer.i/

someone living during the same period as someone else

Was he a contemporary of Shakespeare's? 他和莎士比亞是同時代的人嗎?

a person who is of the same age as you

She didn't mix with her contemporaries, preferring the company of older people. 她不和同齡人混在一起,而是喜歡和年長的人相處。

(Translation of “contemporary” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)