1Aware of what is going on; well informed: they were au courant with the literary scene
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
British informal switched on to
US informal down
Mid 18th century: from French, literally 'in the (regular) course'.
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