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au courant Line breaks: au cour|ant
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊ kʊˈrɒ̃/

Definition of au courant in English:


1Aware of what is going on; well informed: they were au courant with the literary scene
up to date, up with, in touch, familiar, at home, acquainted, conversant;
abreast of, apprised of, in the know about, well informed about, knowledgeable about, well versed in, enlightened about, aware of, no stranger to;
French au fait
informal clued up about, genned up about, clued up on, well up on, plugged into, wise to, hip to
British informal switched on to
black English down
1.1Fashionable: frocks with au courant details like ruching and asymmetrical hemlines


Mid 18th century: from French, literally 'in the (regular) course'.

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