Au courant - definition of au courant by The Free Dictionary
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adj. 1. Informed on current affairs; up-to-date. 2. Fully familiar; knowledgeable. [French : au, in the + courant, current.] American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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adj up-to-date, esp in knowledge of current affairs [literally: in the current] Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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adj. 1. up-to-date. 2. fully aware or familiar; cognizant. [< French: literally, in the current] Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
au courant A French phrase meaning in the current, used to mean fully informed. Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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Switch to new thesaurus Adj. 1. au courant - being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge; "kept abreast of the latest developments"; "constant revision keeps the book au courant"; "always au fait on the latest events"; "up on the news"
º abreast, au fait, up on Ö informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
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au courant with º up-to-date with, acquainted with, abreast of, knowledgeable about, well-informed about, conversant with, well up on, up to speed with, in the know about, enlightened of, au fait with, in the swim about He was so wonderfully au courant with the European scene. Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Characteristic of recent times or informed of what is current:
º contemporary, current, mod, modern, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute. The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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