con|tem´po|ra´ne|ous|ly


con|tem´po|ra´ne|ous|ly
con|tem|po|ra|ne|ous «kuhn TEHM puh RAY nee uhs», adjective.
belonging to the same period of time; contemporary: »

The lives of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were contemporaneous. The development of the airplane was contemporaneous with that of the automobile.

SYNONYM(S): coeval.
[< Latin contemporāneus (with English -ous) < com- with + tempus, -oris time]
con|tem´po|ra´ne|ous|ly, adverb.
con|tem´po|ra´ne|ous|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • con|tem|po|ra|ne|ous — «kuhn TEHM puh RAY nee uhs», adjective. belonging to the same period of time; contemporary: »The lives of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were contemporaneous. The development of the airplane was contemporaneous with that of the automobile.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • con·tem·po·ra·ne·ous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • con|tem´po|ra´ne|ous|ness — con|tem|po|ra|ne|ous «kuhn TEHM puh RAY nee uhs», adjective. belonging to the same period of time; contemporary: »The lives of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were contemporaneous. The development of the airplane was contemporaneous with that of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tem´er|ar´i|ous|ly — tem|er|ar|i|ous «TEHM uh RAIR ee uhs», adjective. characterized by temerity. ╂[< Latin temerārius (with English ous) rash; fortuitous < temere heedlessly] –tem´er|ar´i|ous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • tem|er|ar|i|ous — «TEHM uh RAIR ee uhs», adjective. characterized by temerity. ╂[< Latin temerārius (with English ous) rash; fortuitous < temere heedlessly] –tem´er|ar´i|ous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|tem´po|ra´ne|ous|ly — ex|tem|po|ra|ne|ous «ehk STEHM puh RAY nee uhs», adjective. 1. spoken or done without preparation; offhand: »The chairman made a few extemporaneous remarks. I prefer the give and take of extemporaneous talk to formal lecturing (Harper s). 2. made …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|tem|po|ra|ne|ous — «ehk STEHM puh RAY nee uhs», adjective. 1. spoken or done without preparation; offhand: »The chairman made a few extemporaneous remarks. I prefer the give and take of extemporaneous talk to formal lecturing (Harper s). 2. made for the occasion:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • co|tem|po|ra|ne|ous — «koh TEHM puh RAY nee uhs», adjective. = contemporaneous. (Cf. ↑contemporaneous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex·tem·po·ra·ne·ous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|tem´po|ra´ne|ous|ness — ex|tem|po|ra|ne|ous «ehk STEHM puh RAY nee uhs», adjective. 1. spoken or done without preparation; offhand: »The chairman made a few extemporaneous remarks. I prefer the give and take of extemporaneous talk to formal lecturing (Harper s). 2. made …   Useful english dictionary


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