up-to-the-minute

adjective

up-to-the-min·​ute ˈəp-tü-ṯẖə-ˈmi-nət How to pronounce up-to-the-minute (audio)
1
: extending up to the immediate present : including the very latest information
up-to-the-minute scores
2
: marked by complete up-to-dateness
up-to-the-minute equipment

Examples of up-to-the-minute in a Sentence

the company insists on having up-to-the-minute firewall and antivirus software
Recent Examples on the Web Join us below for up-to-the-minute vote counts and analysis. 538 Staff, ABC News, 25 June 2024 And in April of last year, Musk bragged about the up-to-the-minute sales data that Tesla has, compared to automakers that sell their vehicles to a network of independent dealerships rather than directly to customers. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 4 June 2024 The controversy at McClatchy High School comes at a volatile time, with protests over the Israel-Hamas war roiling university campuses nationwide and student journalists providing some of the most detailed, up-to-the-minute coverage of the unrest. Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 Since high-fashion brands are often helmed by designers with multidisciplinary approaches, this could lend sports figures an air of up-to-the-minute exclusivity that many find compelling. Essence, 2 May 2024 Join us for up-to-the-minute analysis and commentary on all of today's important races. 538 Staff, ABC News, 23 Apr. 2024 This timetable ensures that the voting is fresh and up-to-the-minute. Paul Grein, Billboard, 16 Apr. 2024 The team will collaborate with people from across the Times newsroom to provide up-to-the-minute coverage. Terence McGinley, New York Times, 12 Apr. 2024 The heritage of the Defy diver may date to 1969, but this watch is up-to-the-minute in every way. Allen Farmelo, Robb Report, 9 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of up-to-the-minute was in 1912

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“Up-to-the-minute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/up-to-the-minute. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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