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contemporary

adjective (OF SAME PERIOD)    /kənˈtem.pər.ər.i/ US  /-pə.rer-/
belonging to the same or a stated period in the past: Almost all of the contemporary accounts of the event have been lost. Most of the writers he was contemporary with were interested in the same subjects.Relating to time
(Definition of contemporary adjective (OF SAME PERIOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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