au courant

[oh koo-rahn; French oh koo-rahn]
adjective
2.
fully aware or familiar; cognizant.

Origin:
< French: literally, in the current

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au courant (o kurɑ̃)
 
adj
up-to-date, esp in knowledge of current affairs
 
[literally: in the current]

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au courant
"aware of current events," 1762, from Fr., lit. "with the current."
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Example sentences
It was necessary to keep him au courant with the movements of the army and to
  invent military bulletins.
Your colleagues, mostly older than you, treat you as a whelp instead of as
  someone who's au courant.
Go old school with rum raisin and frozen pudding, or be au courant with ginger
  or strawberry cheesecake.
In contrast, the newest hypothesis--so au courant it's still being
  formulated--attributes the bounty of species to geology.
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