[kuh n-tem-puh-rey-nee-uh s] /kənˌtɛm pəˈreɪ ni əs/
living or occurring during the same period of time; contemporary.
existing, beginning, or occurring in the same period of time
1650s, from Late Latin contemporaneus “contemporary,” from the same source as contemporary but with a form after Late Latin temporaneous “timely.” Related: Contemporaneously; contemporaneity.
[kuh n-tem-puh-rer-ee] /kənˈtɛm pəˌrɛr i/ adjective 1. existing, occurring, or living at the same time; belonging to the same time: Newton’s discovery of the calculus was contemporary with that of Leibniz. 2. of about the same age or date: a Georgian table with a contemporary wig stand. 3. of the present time; modern: a lecture […]
[kuh n-ten-shuh n] /kənˈtɛn ʃən/ noun 1. a struggling together in opposition; strife. 2. a striving in rivalry; competition; contest. 3. strife in debate; dispute; controversy. 4. a point for or affirmed in controversy. /kənˈtɛnʃən/ noun 1. a struggling between opponents; competition 2. dispute in an argument (esp in the phrase bone of contention) 3. […]
[kuh n-teks-choo-uh l] /kənˈtɛks tʃu əl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or depending on the . /kənˈtɛkstjʊəl/ adjective 1. relating to, dependent on, or using context: contextual criticism of a book adj. c.1820, from context on model of textual, etc. In philosophy, contextual definition is recorded from 1934, along with contextualization, contextualize. Related: Contextualized.
[kuh n-teks-choo-uh-lahyz] /kənˈtɛks tʃu əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), contextualized, contextualizing. 1. to put (a linguistic element, an action, etc.) in a , especially one that is characteristic or appropriate, as for purposes of study. /kənˈtɛkstjʊəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to state the social, grammatical, or other context of; put into context