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au cou·rant(ō′ ko͞o-räN′)
1. Informed on current affairs; up-to-date.
2. Fully familiar; knowledgeable.
[French : au, in the + courant, current.]
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au courant(o kurɑ̃)
up-to-date, esp in knowledge of current affairs
[literally: in the current]
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au cou•rant(ˌoʊ kʊˈrɑ̃)
2. fully aware or familiar; cognizant.
[< French: literally, in the current]
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A French phrase meaning in the current, used to mean fully informed.
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|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"|
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
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