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state-of-the-art

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1 being or employing the latest concepts, styles, or techniques
  • a medical center that prides itself on being a leader in state-of-the-art microsurgery

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2 being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles
  • he spent a boatload of money on a state-of-the-art home theater

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The first known use of state-of-the-art was in 1910

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“State-of-the-art.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/state%20of%20art. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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