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contemporary

  

      adj  
1    belonging to the same age; living or occurring in the same period of time  
2    existing or occurring at the present time  
3    conforming to modern or current ideas in style, fashion, design, etc.  
4    having approximately the same age as one another  
      n   pl   , -raries  
5    a person living at the same time or of approximately the same age as another  
6    something that is contemporary  
7      (Journalism)   a rival newspaper  
     (C17: from Medieval Latin contemporarius, from Latin com- together + temporarius relating to time, from tempus time)  
  contemporarily      adv  
  contemporariness      n  
Since contemporary can mean either of the same period or of the present period, it is best to avoid this word where ambiguity might arise, as in a production of Othello in contemporary dress. Modern dress or Elizabethan dress should be used in this example to avoid ambiguity  
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A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
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