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contemporary

noun [C]
 
 
/kənˈtem.pər.ər.i/ US  /-pə.rer-/
someone living during the same period as someone else
同時代的人
Was he a contemporary of Shakespeare's?
他和莎士比亞是同時代的人嗎?
Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
a person who is of the same age as you
同齡人,同輩
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。
Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
(Definition of contemporary noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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