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up to date

Having the most current information or technology. Often hyphenated. You need to use the most up-to-date software, or you could put yourself at risk for viruses or cyberattacks. Please ensure the information on file with the agency is kept up to date.
See also: date, up
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modern or contemporary. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Is the room up-to-date, or is it standard? Your knowledge is not really up-to-date on this matter.


modern; up to the current standards of fashion; having the most current information. I'd like to see a more up-to-date report on Mr. Smith. This is not an up-to-date record of the construction project.
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