Do the words contemporary and contemplate relate to each other in any way?
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closed as general reference by RegDwigнt♦ Oct 20 '12 at 12:35
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The OED explains that contemplate comes from
And that contemporary comes from:
So there seems no surface relationship between tempus and templum.