the last word in (something)

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the last word in (something)

The most modern or advanced version of something. Yes, our building is undergoing renovations at the moment, but we have all the latest technology. I can assure you that this machine here is the last word in brain scans.
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Snooping neighbors, jilted boyfriends and girlfriends, people looking for the last word in an argument: They call all day long.
Schlage's commitment to top-line security has resulted in Primus -- the last word in key control.