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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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"By providing regular updates, we are achieving high compatibility, up-to-dateness, stability and liability of our software.
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.