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contemporary

US [kənˈtɛmpəˌrɛri]
UK [kənˈtɛmp(ə)r(ə)ri]
  • adj.现代的;当代的;当时的;同时代的
  • n.与…同时代的人;当时的人;同龄人
  • Web现代舞;当代艺术
Plural Form:contemporaries  
contemporary
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adj.
1.
~ (with sb/sth)
属同时期的;同一时代的belonging to the same time
We have no contemporary account of the battle(= written near the time that it happened) .
我们没有当时人们对这一战役的记载。
He was contemporary with the dramatist Congreve.
他与剧作家康格里夫属于同一时代。
2.
当代的;现代的belonging to the present time
life in contemporary Britain
当代英国的生活
contemporary fiction/music/dance
当代小说╱音乐╱舞蹈
n.
1.
同代人;同辈人;同龄人a person who lives or lived at the same time as sb else, especially sb who is about the same age
She and I were contemporaries at college.
她和我在大学是同学。
He was a contemporary of Freud and may have known him.
他是弗洛伊德的同代人,可能认识弗洛伊德。

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