# contemporary

Contemporary is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

### Pronunciation

• (US)  (file)
• (UK) IPA: /kənˈtɛm.p(ə).ɹəɹ.i/ or /kənˈtɛm.p(ə).ɹi/

2. If ${\displaystyle x}$ is contemporary with ${\displaystyle y}$, they happened at about the same time.