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au courant

[oh koo-rahn; French oh koo-rahn] /ˌoʊ kʊˈrɑ̃; French oʊ kuˌrɑ̃/
adjective
2.
fully aware or familiar; cognizant.
Origin of au courant
< French: literally, in the current
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au courant

/o kurɑ̃/
adjective
1.
up-to-date, esp in knowledge of current affairs
Word Origin
literally: in the current
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adj.

"aware of current events," 1762, French, literally "with the current" (see current (n.)).

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