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au courant

 
1. (formal) if you are au courant, you have the most recent information about something or someone (usually + with ) I bought a copy of Hello magazine in an attempt to be au courant with the lives of the rich and famous.
2. (mainly American) modern and fashionable If you want to keep your au courant status this winter, you won't be wearing black.
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That the Academia Semillias del Pueblo in El Sereno was funded by a grant from the Raza Development Fund should come as no surprise to anyone au courant of recent attitudes engendered by many in the Hispanic community.
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This should hardly he surprising: As a professor emeritus of German at the University of California at Santa Cruz and the author of 1989's Against Deconstruction, Ellis is not simply better versed in au courant academic argot; he has a much deeper knowledge of the culture of literature departments and of university life.
If this critical intent seems a reversion to outdated paradigms, Dubrow's essential method of exploring texts from the Henrician Wyatt to the anti-Revolutionary Collop is as au courant as a reader will find: indeterminancy.