au courant

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adjective au cou·rant \ˌō-ku̇-ˈräⁿ\

Definition of au courant

  1. 1a :  fully informed :  up-to-date trying to stay au courantb :  fashionable, stylish au courant outfits

  2. 2 :  fully familiar :  conversant

Examples of au courant in a Sentence

  1. I try to stay au courant with the latest developments in the industry.

  2. au courant filmgoers have dismissed Hollywood's latest effects-laden actioner as so last year

Origin and Etymology of au courant

French, literally, in the current


AU COURANT Defined for English Language Learners

au courant

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Definition of au courant for English Language Learners

  • : knowing about the newest information, trends, etc.

  • : stylish or current



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