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Related to contemporaneously: accordingly, preferable, specifically


Originating, existing, or happening during the same period of time: the contemporaneous reigns of two monarchs. See Synonyms at contemporary.

[Latin contemporāneus : com-, com- + tempus, tempor-, time + -āneus, adj. suff.]

con·tem′po·ra·ne′i·ty (-pər-ə-nē′ĭ-tē, -nā′-), con·tem′po·ra′ne·ous·ness n.
con·tem′po·ra′ne·ous·ly adv.
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Adv.1.contemporaneously - during the same period of time; "contemporaneously, or possibly a little later, there developed a great Sumerian civilisation"


[kənˌtempəˈreɪnɪəslɪ] ADVcontemporáneamente


[kənˌtɛmpəˈreɪniəsli] adv (= during the same period) [exist] → à la même époque (= at the same time) [record] → en même temps
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Undoubtedly some relation exists between all who live contemporaneously, and so it is possible to find some connection between the intellectual activity of men and their historical movements, just as such a connection may be found between the movements of humanity and commerce, handicraft, gardening, or anything else you please.
I am not, I trust, mistaken in the recognition of some deeper correspondence than that of date in the fact that a consciousness of need in my own life had arisen contemporaneously with the possibility of my becoming acquainted with you.
This latter tooth greatly interested me, [3] and I took scrupulous care in ascertaining that it had been embedded contemporaneously with the other remains; for I was not then aware that amongst the fossils from Bahia Blanca there was a horse's tooth hidden in the matrix: nor was it then known with certainty that the remains of horses are common in North America.
But early in his dramatic career he, almost contemporaneously with other dramatists, introduced the rimed couplet, especially in his heroic plays.
It stated that, to qualify as a discount under the regulations, an amount must arise contemporaneously with the purchase of specific goods.
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A defeasance generally takes thirty days to complete, and as one might imagine, coordinating all the parties to close the defeasance transaction contemporaneously with the closing of the related sale or refinancing is no easy task.
Each poem in this anthology was written contemporaneously with the poet's enrollment in one of those seminars.
Space is contemporaneously a tangible and an abstract measure in Sugar, while in My Brain the positive-negative of mind and thought concretize, in a solid space, the metaphor of thinking and the object of thought.
The molding occurred contemporaneously, and no post cure was performed.
How are we to bring the masses to shore and contemporaneously bear witness to the truth of Catholicism?
Part memoir, part chronicle and part celebration of a culture that still must defend its existence, or at least not its commercial appeal, Lewis's book weaves the story of a boy born in the Bronx in 1970 with the music that grew and spread from that same borough nearly contemporaneously.