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up-to-the-minute

[uhp-tuh-th uh-min-it] /ˈʌp tə ðəˈmɪn ɪt/
adjective
1.
extending to the present moment, as information, facts, or style:
an up-to-the-minute news report.
Origin of up-to-the-minute
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • Write a letter to a friend telling him you have been offered the agency for the up-to-the-minute car.

    Business English Rose Buhlig
  • It kept in up-to-the-minute running order the 1,500 motor vehicles of the army corps which occupied the front 20 miles before us.

  • In an hour the boys had fully comprehended all the new features of this up-to-the-minute machine.

  • Such a mother will go without new gloves and up-to-the-minute costumes while her son is being educated.

    Revisiting the Earth James Langdon Hill
  • This little book is a practical, up-to-the-minute answer to the question: "How can I make my camera-work profitable?"

    Making Your Camera Pay Frederick C. Davis
  • From there they went to the Ready Room where all the up-to-the-minute flight data was posted on the huge black-board.

    Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen
  • On the way down half a dozen department heads poured into his responsive ears the up-to-the-minute details of the work in hand.

    The War After the War Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  • Mr. Grayson is an accomplished writer of up-to-the-minute juvenile stories which are eagerly read by modern American lads.

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