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Related to up-to-dateness: recentness, currentness


1. Informed of or reflecting the latest information or changes: an up-to-date timetable.
2. Being in accord with the latest ideas, improvements, or styles: up-to-date technology; up-to-date fashions.

up′-to-date′ness n.
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Noun1.up-to-dateness - the property of belonging to the present time; "the currency of a slang term"
nowness, presentness - the quality of being the present; "a study of the pastness of the present and...of the presentness of the past"- R.E.Spiller
contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, modernity, modernness, modernism - the quality of being current or of the present; "a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village"
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The further tasks of the technical requirement management include ensuring the data quality as well as ensuring the up-to-dateness of the existing technical documentation including the user manuals.
"By providing regular updates, we are achieving high compatibility, up-to-dateness, stability and liability of our software.
QoC does not require perfect context information with the highest possible accuracy and up-to-dateness, but it needs a correct estimation of the data quality (Bellavista, Corradi, Fanelli, & Foschini, 2012).
We would like to remind you once more; acceptance of an article for inclusion in Turkish Thoracic Journal depends on the studies contribution to the literature, scientific level, up-to-dateness and therefore its potential to be cited.
In fact, up-to-dateness is one of the author's key criteria for data selection.
In conclusion, the novelty of the theme, its social up-to-dateness, the balance and consistence of arguments, the value of the bibliographical references, the clear, concise style, without semantic ambiguities make Mihaela Frunza's book one of the most important Romanian contributions to this research field.
Everywhere the scholarly up-to-dateness of the secondary sources used in the discussion is a notable feature.