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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.
But early in his dramatic career he, almost contemporaneously with other dramatists, introduced the rimed couplet, especially in his heroic plays.
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Scott Montgomery, Professor at the Orebro University in Sweden said,'Severe infections in adulthood are associated with a contemporaneously raised risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Under the direction of English faculty Kathleen Shaw and Susan Buchler, students contemporaneously sharpened their writing skills while learning about the community in which the college's West Campus is located.