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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·tem·po·rary /kənˈtɛmpəˌrɛri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tem·po·ra·ry a.
 1. Living, occuring, or existing, at the same time; done in, or belonging to, the same times; contemporaneous.
    This king [Henry VIII.] was contemporary with the greatest monarchs of Europe.   --Strype.
 2. Of the same age; coeval.
 A grove born with himself he sees,
 And loves his old contemporary trees.   --Cowley.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tem·po·ra·ry, n.; pl. Contemporaries
 1. One who lives at the same time with another; as, Petrarch and Chaucer were contemporaries.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characteristic of the present; "contemporary trends in
             design"; "the role of computers in modern-day
             medicine" [syn: modern-day]
      2: belonging to the present time; "contemporary leaders" [syn:
      3: occurring in the same period of time; "a rise in interest
         rates is often contemporaneous with an increase in
         inflation"; "the composer Salieri was contemporary with
         Mozart" [syn: contemporaneous]
      n : a person of nearly the same age as another [syn: coeval]