- n. 同时代的人；同时期的东西
- adj. 当代的；同时代的；属于同一时期的
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- contemporary (adj.)
- 1630s, from Medieval Latin contemporarius, from Latin com- "with" (see com-) + temporarius "of time," from tempus "time" (see temporal (v.)). Meaning "modern, characteristic of the present" is from 1866.
- contemporary (n.)
- "one who lives at the same time as another," 1630s, originally cotemporary, from co- + temporary; modified by influence of contemporary (adj.). Replacing native time-fellow (1570s).
- 1. Contemporary African cinema has much to offer in its vitality and freshness.
- 2. They still get treated differently from almost every other contemporary British band.
- 3. He is probably the most reviled man in contemporary theatre.
- 4. This comedy of contemporary manners is told with compassion and acid humour.
- 5. I had mentioned that I didn't really like contemporary music.
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