Crony

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Crony

  • (noun) a close friend or companion. “he went gambling with his cronies”

Crony meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पक्का दोस्त, घनिष्ठ मित्र, यार

Crony origin

  • mid 17th century (originally Cambridge university slang): from Greek khronios ‘long-lasting’ (here used to mean ‘contemporary’), from khronos ‘time’. Compare with chum1.

Crony in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Merge, mismanage, show mega losses, sell cheap to crony …, Step 4: Sell Cheap to Crony Capitalist,” Gandhi said on Twitter … As per the court order, he cannot leave India without the court’s permission.
  • Govt’s ‘crony capitalism’ causing economic crisis: Sitaram Yechury … proposed “draconian” amendments in the Indian Forest Act of British era, …
  • ‘Loans were given based on crony leaders’ phone calls …, She also said that the Indian public sector banks (PSBs) had the “worst … on phone calls from crony leaders and public sector banks in India till …
  • Congress to Organise ‘Padyatras’ to Redeem Gandhism and …, … and workers to redeem ‘Gandhi, Gandhism and Gandhi’s India’. … are aimed mainly at benefiting large crony corporates and economic …
  • Centre approves merger of MTNL with BSNL, New Delhi (India), Oct 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday …. losses and eventually selling the entity to crony-capitalist at cheap rates.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Crony 

  • related with CROWN.King used to wear crown because he has to spend a lot of time with others.

Crony pronunciation

Contemporary

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Contemporary

  • (adj) living or occurring at the same time. “the event was recorded by a contemporary historian”
  • (adj) dating from the same time. “this series of paintings is contemporary with other works in an early style”
  • (adj) belonging to or occurring in the present. “the tension and complexities of our contemporary society”
  • (adj) following modern ideas in style or design. “contemporary ceramics by leading potters”
  • (adj) a person or thing living or existing at the same time as another. “he was a contemporary of Darwin”
  • (noun) a person of roughly the same age as another. “my contemporaries at school”

Contemporary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • समकालीन, आधुनिक, समसामयिक, समकालीन व्यक्ति, समकालीन, समसामयिक

Contemporary origin

  • mid 17th century: from medieval Latin contemporarius, from con- ‘together with’ + tempustempor- ‘time’ (on the pattern of Latin contemporaneus and late Latin contemporalis ).pres

Contemporary in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Power of Attorney: Zafaryab Jilani Has No Regrets on …, … Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute was still a few years away from becoming a defining religiopolitical controversy in contemporary India.
  • Some Dominant Features of Contemporary India, There are some dominant features of the contemporary India that needs to be narrated to understand the nature and direction of change that …
  • Jaipur Rugs, Today the company creates contemporary works of art by … It has four retail stores in India in Mumbai, Delhi and two in Jaipur and it plans to …
  • Malayalam star Nivin Pauly on his latest film Moothon and … Any conversation about contemporary Malayalam cinema cannot … t2 chatted with Nivin on becoming Akbar, his pan-India connect and the …
  • Iffi 2019: Indian Panorama non-feature section to open with …, The Indian Panorama section showcases the best of contemporary Indian cinema. Altogether 26 feature films and 15 non-feature films will be …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Contemporary

  • ‘con’ means with and ‘temporary’ is something which exists only in the present. So contemporary is ‘with or belonging to the present’
  • Connected with time

Contemporary pronunciation