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The meaning of "Contemporary" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does a contemporary mean?
A: I don't know what it means in that sentence. It seems wrong.

A "contemporary" as a noun means someone who is alive at the same time as another person, and often implies there is some connection between them.
"Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt were contemporaries."
"Van Gogh never made as much money from painting as many of his contemporaries did."

It can also be an adjective
Q: What does contemporary mean?
A: Contemporary means that something is occurring or living at the same time
Q: What does contemporary mean?
A: Current or From a same era.
Something occurring in the present.

Example: “the contemporary world” meaning this world, or the world as it is now.

Example sentences using "Contemporary"

Q: Please show me example sentences with contemporary.
A: “contemporary trends in design”
Q: Please show me example sentences with contemporary .
A: "I'm not a fan of contemporary art. it's too abstract for me"

"contemporary problems require contemporary solutions"

modern is used more often, contemporary sounds a bit fancier
Q: Please show me example sentences with contemporary .
A: 'this piece of art is contemporary' 'both people are contemporary of each other'
Q: Please show me example sentences with contemporary .
A: The word “contemporary" isn't really used in common phrases. “Modern” would be a more common word with the same sense as in contemporary art.

• I don't want a 1950s bungalow. I prefer a contemporary style for my home.
• She likes the classical music of Bach more than contemporary compositions.
• (A different sense — living at the same time): Michelle Obama is a contemporary of Stephen Colbert — she even appeared on his show.

Synonyms of "Contemporary" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between contemporary and generation ?
A: Contemporary = modern
Generation = a group of people born in the same general period of time
Q: What is the difference between contemporary and modern ?
A:
Thank you!
Can i call english used currently, “modern english” or “contemporary english”?
Q: What is the difference between contemporary and modern ?
A: 'Contemporary' is more narrow: it applies to quite recent years. 'Modern' is a larger stage in development. This distinction will depend on the field, and in some fields they may be equivalent.
In literary field,
Modern English is English from 1450 onwards: Shakespeare's English is Modern English.

Contemporary English, for me, is something from the 21st century.
Q: What is the difference between contemporary and modern ?
A: Contemporary and modern are both synonyms, which means, they both have the same meaning.
Q: What is the difference between contemporary and modern ?
A: Existing or happening now = contemporary
Most recent ideas and methods = modern

Translations of "Contemporary"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? contemporary
A: Contemporary
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