Contemporary is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- If something is contemporary it is related to this time (now).
- Pramod Ganpatye is one of those rare artists who has a great knowledge of the sources of our contemporary art.
- If is contemporary with , they happened at the same time.
- They are sources that are contemporary or near contemporary with the period being studied.
- (countable) Somebody's contemporary is a person who lived at or near the same time.
- This is what made Marx so different from his socialist contemporaries.