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up to the minute

Describing something that is as current as is possible. The phrase is sometimes hyphenated when used as a modifier before a noun. Which news station do you think will have the most up-to-the-minute news on the hurricane? I'm trying to find out more about the hurricane. Which news station do you think will be up to the minute?
See also: minute, up

*up to the minute

Fig. current. (*Typically: be ~; bring something ~.) This report is up to the minute and fresh from the wire services.
See also: minute, up

up-to-the-minute

the very latest or most recent. I want to hear some up-to-the-minute news on the hostage situation. I just got an up-to-the-minute report on Tom's health.

ˌup to the ˈminute

(informal)
1 fashionable and modern: She’s a tremendous follower of fashion. Everything she wears is up to the minute.
2 having the most recent information: Our reporters will keep you up to the minute with the latest developments in Florida. OPPOSITE: out of date
See also: minute, up