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adjective contemporary pronunciation in British English /kənˈtemp(ə)r(ə)ri/

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  1. 1
    modern, or relating to the present time
    contemporary art/music/literature/dance
    contemporary urban society
  2. 2
    alive or existing at the same time as a particular event or person
    Contemporary sources offer a very different interpretation.
    contemporary with: His work is contemporary with that of Thackeray.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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