Meaning of up to date in English:

up to date

Pronunciation /ˌʌp tʊ ˈdeɪt/

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  • 1Incorporating the latest developments and trends.

    ‘a modern, up-to-date hospital’
    • ‘It's my fear of not being completely up to date with developments in contemporary popular music, at all times.’
    • ‘Fashion is constantly evolving and you must be up to date with every emerging trend.’
    • ‘They hope to draw in more bashful youngsters with modern features including up-to-date chart music and videos as well as animation.’
    • ‘The Turkish Baths retain the splendour of the Victorian era while offering the most up-to-date and modern facilities.’
    • ‘Now people want to be fashionable and up to date at all ages.’
    • ‘We are looking forward to enjoying our science class in a modern up-to-date Science Lab.’
    • ‘May I urge the inclusion of an up-to-date, modern youth facility in any new scheme.’
    • ‘It is also important for every school to have up-to-date facilities in a modern building.’
    • ‘This makes it easier to remain up to date with all the contemporary songs that are being composed.’
    • ‘That way you'll only need to change your shirt and tie to keep your look fresh and up to date.’
    • ‘Sometimes all you really need to make your wardrobe up to date is a cool accessory.’
    • ‘Perhaps we should have a more modern, up-to-date version of that type of programme.’
    • ‘Cheltenham is modern and up to date in many, many ways, but we have kept much of the heritage as well.’
    • ‘There has been so much change in recent years that companies should ensure they budget to keep up to date.’
    • ‘The training that allows a man or a woman to manage staff in an up-to-date, fair, sensitive fashion.’
    • ‘At this time the hospital was renamed the No 16 Canadian General when it became one of the largest and most up to date in the world.’
    • ‘When we campaign, we must use the most up-to-date techniques.’
    • ‘The fact that Edinburgh will now have a fully up-to-date museum complex is going to add considerably to its weight as a tourist destination.’
    • ‘It is in sound financial health too, achieving surplus and allowing investment in up-to-date technology and resources.’
    • ‘The institute's consultants will be able to advise companies on the most up-to-date practices and legal requirements.’
    modern, contemporary, the latest, up to the minute, recent, new, the newest, newfangled, new-fashioned, ultra-modern, fresh, current, prevalent, prevailing, present-day
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    1. 1.1Incorporating or aware of the latest information.
      ‘you'll find full and up-to-date information on ski schools’
      • ‘the book will keep you up to date’
      • ‘Both councils and the Government are criticised for not having enough up-to-date information on the state of school budgets.’
      • ‘All librarians know information from magazines is more up-to-date than information from books which become out of date in a year or so.’
      • ‘Second, get up-to-date information before you head out into the mountains.’
      • ‘They will look for reliable, independent and up-to-date comparative information on the courses available.’
      • ‘People develop, their tastes change, their need for clear correct and up-to-date information increases.’
      • ‘But how could they really know that our information was accurate and up-to-date?’
      • ‘To get this right, we must have access to accurate and up-to-date information from individuals and employers alike.’
      • ‘They don't want to rely on the morning paper for their up-to-date information.’
      • ‘All applicants will be contacted in the near future with more up-to-date information.’
      • ‘We want to give them easy access to accurate, up-to-date information about crimes and this site does that.’
      • ‘A number of words in frequent and current use have been incorporated making the list up-to-date.’
      • ‘Why should a celebrity and pop culture site be the best place to go for up-to-date current affairs news?’
      • ‘We will still attend fires and every new firefighter will have the best modern up-to-date training.’
      • ‘Have you been kept up-to-date during your period of suspension with the various developments as they have occurred?’
      • ‘It will be good to see Dr. Dawkins again, and to bring him up-to-date with my recent adventures.’
      • ‘The present writer has been unable to locate more up-to-date comparable figures.’
      • ‘The text is up-to-date and includes an analysis of current transfusion practices.’
      • ‘Most of us struggle to remain as up-to-date as we can with current medical literature.’
      • ‘It is an incredible hassle keeping your machine up-to-date with the latest software patches and security fixes.’
      • ‘The professional has to keep up-to-date with new advancements through continued medical education.’
      informed about, conversant with, au fait with, up to speed on, in touch with, up with, au courant with, plugged into, familiar with, knowledgeable about, acquainted with, aware of
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