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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coevals, contemporaries, generationnoun

    all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

Wiktionary

  1. contemporariesnoun

    Plural form of contemporary.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contemporaries

    of Contemporary

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contemporaries in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contemporaries in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of contemporaries in a Sentence

  1. Archimedes:

    Either of my contemporaries or of my successors, will, by means of the method when once established, be able to discover other theorems in addition, which have not yet occurred to me.

  2. Alan Valentine:

    For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time, each eager to help the other to his side, but neither quite able to desert the loyalties of his contemporaries. The relationship is always changing and hence always fragile nothing endures except the sense of difference.

  3. Jennifer Sclafani:

    President Trump tends to talk in personally evaluative terms - both positively and negatively - about his contemporaries. During his campaign, he was better known for his personal insults, but he is also a very complimentary president, hIs compliments, however, tend to be less substantial in terms of touting the complimentee's professional credentials or abilities, and are rather generally evaluative.

  4. Alessandro Rosina:

    In southern Europe, reciprocal help is an important value, for emotional and material reasons. Young people leave home later than their northern European contemporaries. They live close to their parents, so their parents can help with child-rearing and then they, in turn, take care of elderly parents. Because of COVID, this system is now in crisis.

  5. William Faulkner:

    Always dream and shoot higher than you know how to. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

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