how to pronounce contemporary


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contemporary is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of contemporary in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in the contemporary world it's taken as …”

meaning of contemporary

Contemporary means existing or occurring at the same time.

contemporary frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word contemporary occurs in english on average 32.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics contemporary can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that contemporary can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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