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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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British Dictionary definitions for contemporaneity

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 contemporaneity

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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