up-to-the-minute


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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

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.
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You can book from anywhere to anywhere in the country, get up-to-the-minute train times for now and future travel inclusive of any disruptions with engineering work and all ticket options.
The Sentinel RI aircraft, based on a Bombardier Global Express business jet, is part of the RAF's pounds 800m Astor (airborne standoff radar) project, due to feedback up-to-the-minute detailed pictures from behind enemy lines.
Tune in: The state transmits up-to-the-minute road reports on radio station 1660-AM.
Residents can now get up-to-the-minute warnings about scams on their mobiles in a scheme to fight doorstep conmen.
WebCT's PowerLink is delivering up-to-the-minute learning object links directly to WebCT courses with the help of RSS technology.
They have access to an online database which gives up-to-the-minute information about course availability and they can also access students' individual details to give specific, tailored advice.
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"With more and more pressure on company travel budgets," he said, "TEI must find innovative ways to provide up-to-the-minute educational programs to our members."
* Up-to-the-minute information on Web sites; wrap-up of USDA technical briefings online; local response and coverage of issue in each of the regional publications
The authors provide an extensive and organized bibliography (which covers the past 20 years and is up-to-the-minute but not fully annotated as claimed on the jacket).
The application will provide senior leadership with the ability to view up-to-the-minute data on personnel skill sets, compensation and competencies required to build future force structures.
The flow of the language is easy; the composers dealt with are quoted often, and the almost up-to-the-minute information is very refreshing.
Filmed just days before transmission, it will bring fishing fans up to date with reports from fishing locations around the UK plus the latest news on equipment, tackle, tactics and baiting, and up-to-the-minute weather reports.
Arcane accounting language and confusing tables have been replaced with easy-to-use menus and one-screen reports that give you an up-to-the-minute view of the health of your business.
A party dress made of blue taffeta and black velvet was displayed on a dressmaker's mannequin online, via Web cam; its hemline rose and fell according to up-to-the-minute data provided by computers monitoring the fluctuation of stock prices--thus making a Wall Street boom the indisputable cause of the micromini.