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contemporaneous

[kuh n-tem-puh-rey-nee-uh s] /kənˌtɛm pəˈreɪ ni əs/
adjective
1.
living or occurring during the same period of time; contemporary.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin contemporāneus, equivalent to con- con- + tempor- (stem of tempus time) + -āneus (-ān(us) -an + -eus -eous)
Related forms
contemporaneity
[kuh n-tem-per-uh-nee-i-tee] /kənˌtɛm pər əˈni ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
contemporaneousness, noun
contemporaneously, adverb
noncontemporaneous, adjective
noncontemporaneously, adverb
noncontemporaneousness, noun
precontemporaneity, noun
precontemporaneous, adjective
precontemporaneously, adverb
uncontemporaneous, adjective
uncontemporaneously, adverb
uncontemporaneousness, noun
Can be confused
contemporary, contemporaneous.
Synonyms
simultaneous, concurrent. See contemporary.
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Examples from the web for contemporaneous
  • Already, the show feels more contemporaneous than contemporary.
  • Here is a little story of contemporaneous human interest, and quite as human as it is contemporaneous and interesting.
  • Indeed, in many cases contemporaneous work is a necessary condition for production to occur at all.
  • No contemporaneous texts exist to validate their claims.
  • He had the felicity of winning fame which was contemporaneous with him.
  • But opera houses don't make much pretense of being contemporaneous any more.
  • He collects centuries-old books about contemporaneous scientific marvels and predictions about the future.
  • King's lawyers discovered that he had kept a personal diary that had detailed contemporaneous notes disproving the charges.
  • Moreover, education has an extraordinarily high contemporaneous relationship with national income levels.
  • contemporaneous accounts never hinted that he was anything but a captive.
British Dictionary definitions for contemporaneous

contemporaneous

/kənˌtɛmpəˈreɪnɪəs/
adjective
1.
existing, beginning, or occurring in the same period of time
Derived Forms
contemporaneity (kənˌtɛmpərəˈniːɪtɪ), contemporaneousness, noun
contemporaneously, adverb
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Word Origin and History for contemporaneous
adj.

1650s, from Late Latin contemporaneus "contemporary," from the same source as contemporary but with a form after Late Latin temporaneous "timely." Related: Contemporaneously; contemporaneity.

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