Meaning of “contemporary” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /kənˈtempərəri, kənˈtempəri/

B2 of the present time:

contemporary music

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SAME TIME [ always before noun ]

existing or happening at the same time as something:

Most contemporary accounts of the event have been destroyed.

(Definition of “contemporary adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)