Contemporary vs Chacarera - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between contemporary and chacarera

is that contemporary is someone or something living at the same time, or of roughly the same age as another while chacarera is (uncountable) a genre of argentinian and bolivian folk music, a dance form played by contemporary musicians as soloists or in small ensembles of voice, guitar, violin and bombo drum.

As an adjective contemporary

is from the same time period, coexistent in time.

contemporary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • From the same time period, coexistent in time.
  • * Cowley
  • A grove born with himself he sees, / And loves his old contemporary trees.
  • * Strype
  • This king was contemporary with the greatest monarchs of Europe.
  • Modern, of the present age.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Robert L. Dorit , title=Rereading Darwin , volume=100, issue=1, page=23 , magazine= citation , passage=We live our lives in three dimensions for our threescore and ten allotted years. Yet every branch of contemporary science, from statistics to cosmology, alludes to processes that operate on scales outside of human experience: the millisecond and the nanometer, the eon and the light-year.}}
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=May 24 , author=Nathan Rabin , title=Film: Reviews: Men In Black 3 , work=The Onion AV Club citation , page= , passage=Men In Black 3 finagles its way out of this predicament by literally resetting the clock with a time-travel premise that makes Will Smith both a contemporary intergalactic cop in the late 1960s and a stranger to Josh Brolin, who plays the younger version of Smith’s stone-faced future partner, Tommy Lee Jones.}}
  • Relatively recent
  • Synonyms

    * contemporaneous

    Antonyms

    * anachronistic: in the wrong time period * archaic

    Noun

    (contemporaries)
  • Someone or something living at the same time, or of roughly the same age as another.
  • ''Cervantes was a contemporary of Shakespeare.
    ''The early mammals inherited the earth by surviving their saurian contemporaries .
  • Something existing at the same time.
  • chacarera

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia chacarera)
  • (uncountable) A genre of Argentinian and Bolivian folk music, a dance form played by contemporary musicians as soloists or in small ensembles of voice, guitar, violin and bombo drum.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 17, author=Nate Chinen, title=A Wide World of Sound With an Argentine Beat, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Along the way, he has built some fascinating bridges between jazz, pop, classical music and the chacareras and tangos of his native Argentina. }}
  • (countable) A dance accompanying this music.