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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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  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. 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.

  2. Hugh Dugan:

    The U.S. has always been identified with such forces operating beyond the scrutiny of its democratic institutions: the Masonic influence was regarded as a driving force, a deep state, taking root as early as George Washington with his contemporaries’ blessing and participation.

  3. Goethe:

    The old lose one of the greatest privileges of man, for they are no longer judged by their contemporaries.

  4. 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.

  5. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Famous shipbuilders such as Donald Mackay referred to a certain part of his ships as having a 'forepeak'. Has anyone discovered any of his contemporaries as seeking to exceed his prowess by incorporating five, six or more 'peaks' in their ship design?

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