1. n современник

Petrarch and Chaucer were contemporaries — Петрарка был современником Чосера

2. n ровесник, сверстник
3. n газета или периодическое издание, выходящие одновременно с другой газетой или изданием
4. n современный стиль

contemporary writers — современные писатели

5. a разг. в современном стиле; по последней моде; модерновый

contemporary art — современное искусство

in our talk we glanced at contemporary politics — потом мы стали говорить о современной политике

6. a современный; одновременный

events contemporary with each other — события, происшедшие одновременно

a trendily formatted collection of contemporary material — новаторски оформленный сборник современных материалов

Синонимический ряд:
1. coetaneous (adj.) coetaneous; coeval; coexistent; coexisting; coincident; concurrent; contemporaneous; simultaneous; synchronal; synchronic; synchronous
2. fashionable (adj.) fashionable; mod; vogue
3. present (adj.) current; existent; existing; extant; instant; modern; new; newfangled; present; present-day; todayish; topical; twentieth century
4. up-to-date (adj.) abreast; au courant; down-to-date; red-hot; up; up-to-date; up-to-the-minute
5. modern (noun) modern
6. person of the same age (noun) colleague; counterpart; equal; fellow; peer; person of the same age
Антонимический ряд:
archaic; old-fashioned; succeeding

English-Russian base dictionary . 2014.

Смотреть что такое "contemporary" в других словарях:

  • Contemporary — may refer to: * Modern era in its generic sense, living, occurring, or existing, at the same time; often also used as a synonym for modern * Contemporary philosophy, Western philosophy from c. 1960 presentIn music: * Contemporary music, post 1945 …   Wikipedia

  • contemporary — contemporary, contemporaneous 1. Contemporary has two main meanings: (1) ‘living or occurring at the same time’, both as an adjective (often followed by with) and as a noun (often followed by of): • Austen Layard, a contemporary of Wallace who… …   Modern English usage

  • contemporary — adj Contemporary, contemporaneous, coeval, coetaneous, synchronous, simultaneous, coincident, concomitant, concurrent are comparable when they mean existing, living, or occurring at the same time. In contemporary and contemporaneous (of which… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Contemporary R&B — (englisch für zeitgenössischer R B), meist nur R B, bezeichnet eine Musikrichtung, die ihre Ursprünge im afroamerikanischen Rhythm and Blues (R B) hat. In den 1980er Jahren nahmen die ersten Interpreten Musik auf, die als moderne Form des R Bs… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Contemporary — Con*tem po*ra*ry, a. [Pref. con + L. temporarius of belonging to time, tempus time. See {Temporal}, and cf. {Contemporaneous}.] 1. Living, occuring, or existing, at the same time; done in, or belonging to, the same times; contemporaneous. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Contemporary — est une compagnie de disques californienne fondée à la fin des années 1940 par Lester Koenig. Au début des années 50, Contemporary publie les séances dirigées par Howard Rumsey au Lighthouse d Hermosa Beach. Le label va publier les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • contemporary — UK US /kənˈtempərəri/, /kənˈtempəri/ adjective ► existing or happening now: »There is a need to remain responsive to the ever changing challenges and opportunities of the contemporary business environment. »While there is a small but steady… …   Financial and business terms

  • contemporary — [kən tem′pə rer΄ē] adj. [< L com , with + temporarius, of time < tempus, time: see TEMPER] 1. living or happening in the same period of time 2. of about the same age 3. of or in the style of the present or recent times; modern: see MODERN n …   English World dictionary

  • contemporary — [adj1] modern abreast, à la mode*, au courant, contempo*, current, existent, extant, hot off press*, in fashion, instant, in vogue, just out*, latest, leading edge*, mod*, new, newfangled, now, present, present day, recent, red hot*, state of the …   New thesaurus

  • Contemporary — Con*tem po*ra*ry, n.; pl. {Contemporaries}. 1. One who lives at the same time with another; as, Petrarch and Chaucer were contemporaries. [1913 Webster] 2. a person of nearly the same age as another. Syn: coeval. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contemporary — I adjective co existent, latest, modern, new, present day, up to date, up to the minute II index concomitant, concurrent (at the same time), contemporaneous …   Law dictionary


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