au courant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French.

Adjective[edit]

au courant (comparative more au courant, superlative most au courant)

  1. Up to date, informed on the latest developments, abreast, etc.
    • 2007, Choderlos de Laclos, Dangerous Liaisons, tr. Helen Constantine, Penguin 2007, p. 156:
      You talk as though I was perfectly au courant when I do not know the first thing about it.

Synonyms[edit]

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

au courant (invariable)

  1. up to date, abreast
    • La mère de Julie est décédée la semaine passée, tu étais au courant ?

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