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[uhp-tuh-deyt] /ˈʌp təˈdeɪt/
adjective
1.
(of persons, buildings, etc.) keeping up with the times, as in outlook, information, ideas, appearance, or style.
2.
in accordance with the latest or newest ideas, standards, techniques, styles, etc.; modern.
3.
extending to the present time; current; including the latest information or facts:
an up-to-date report.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
Related forms
up-to-dately, adverb
up-to-dateness, noun
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  • All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices.
  • It was not intended for exacting, up-to-date cross-use.
  • Also, read up-to-date research conducted by experts in the field.
  • There's more up-to-date literature that has the same themes.
  • He said that if they were running up-to-date, patched versions they should not face increased risk.
  • State laws favor dealers, who often have invested millions of dollars to keep their dealerships up-to-date and well-stocked.
  • Even if you're not buying or selling a home, it's important to stay up-to-date.
  • Though there is no up-to-date industry data, some experts estimate that about a third of all funerals are now paid for in advance.
  • Acquire a detailed and up-to-date road map if you plan to make any longer treks.
  • In addition, a record of complete and up-to-date vaccinations must be presented.
British Dictionary definitions for up-to-date

up-to-date

adjective
1.
  1. modern, current, or fashionable: an up-to-date magazine
  2. (predicative): the magazine is up to date
Derived Forms
up-to-dately, adverb
up-to-dateness, noun
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Word Origin and History for up-to-date
adj.

1868, "right to the present time," from phrase up to date, probably originally from bookkeeping. Meaning "having the latest facts" is recorded from 1889; that of "having current styles and tastes" is from 1891.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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