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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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Noun1.contemporaneousness - the quality of being current or of the presentcontemporaneousness - the quality of being current or of the present; "a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village"
currentness, up-to-dateness, currency - the property of belonging to the present time; "the currency of a slang term"
2.contemporaneousness - the quality of belonging to the same period of time
conjunction, co-occurrence, coincidence, concurrence - the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable"
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Coast-road to Coquimbo -- Great Loads carried by the Miners -- Coquimbo -- Earthquake -- Step-formed Terrace -- Absence of recent Deposits -- Contemporaneousness of the Tertiary Formations -- Excursion up the Valley -- Road to Guasco -- Deserts -- Valley of Copiapo -- Rain and Earthquakes -- Hydrophobia -- The Despoblado -- Indian Ruins -- Probable Change of Climate -- River-bed arched by an Earthquake -- Cold Gales of Wind -- Noises from a Hill -- Iquique -- Salt Alluvium -- Nitrate of Soda -- Lima -- Unhealthy Country -- Ruins of Callao, overthrown by an Earthquake -- Recent Subsidence -- Elevated Shells on San Lorenzo, their decomposition -- Plain with embedded Shells and fragments of Pottery -- Antiquity of the Indian Race.
In its argument to the SJC, Craft suggested that the commission failed to find "simultaneous sales of the same products at different prices." The SJC agreed that "contemporaneousness" is an important concept under the statute.
Nevertheless, it is pertinent to understand the relation between contemporaneousness of learning processes vis-a-vis ancient ones.
The contemporaneousness of the recent attack of Fr Mbaka by gunmen with the Peter Obi and the CBCN saga leaves us to a safe conclusion that the attack on Fr Mbaka may have either been politically engineered or ecumenically endorsed, and thus we will not hesitate to call on the security agencies in this country to beam their searchlights and leave no stone unturned in getting to the root of this issue.
The store had copies of Melick's driver's license for each recorded transaction, obtained at the time of transaction.<br />Virginia courts have never set a definite time range in which a record must be created to satisfy the contemporaneousness requirement.
At any rate, the street has been under different interpretation lenses, including its study as a "cultural device" (AGIER, 2011), as a "space of diversity and vitality" (JACOBS, 2009), as a "political arena" (MINTZBERG, 2006), as a "field of disputes" (BOURDIEU, 2010), and furthermore becoming a favored "heterotopia" for the observation and analysis of relational phenomena that are a highlight of contemporaneousness.
It is not the child 'before' the adult, or the mother 'before' the child: it is the strict contemporaneousness of the adult, of the adult and the child, their map of comparative densities and intensities, and all of the variations on that map.
Without the contemporaneousness and urgency of the ongoing emergency, the statement in this context is no different than any other hearsay statement, and thus poses the same dangers (e.g., honesty or reliability).
(289) The contemporaneousness rule stands in contrast to rational basis review, under which a regulatory action is upheld if it could be supported by any conceivable rational basis.
In fact, an absolute contemporaneousness exists between the work and its present beholder that persists unhampered despite every intensification of the historical consciousness.
Fahey said he stood by the decision to combine the data for the EPE, as well as the choices made in doing so, arguing they were necessary to ensure, "contemporaneousness, completeness and consistency." Fahey returns to the stand Thursday.