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