from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informed on current affairs; up-to-date.
  • adj. Fully familiar; knowledgeable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Up to date, informed on the latest developments etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Literally, in the current, that is, of events; well informed in regard to any event or subject.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge


French : au, in the + courant, current.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French, from au, in the, courant, current (Wiktionary)


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