Definition of up to date in English:

up to date


  • 1Incorporating the latest developments and trends.

    ‘a modern, up-to-date hospital’
    • ‘They hope to draw in more bashful youngsters with modern features including up-to-date chart music and videos as well as animation.’
    • ‘This makes it easier to remain up-to-date with all the contemporary songs that are being composed.’
    • ‘There has been so much change in recent years that companies should ensure they budget to keep up-to-date.’
    • ‘It is also important for every school to have up-to-date facilities in a modern building.’
    • ‘When we campaign, we must use the most up-to-date techniques.’
    • ‘The training that allows a man or a woman to manage staff in an up-to-date, fair, sensitive fashion.’
    • ‘We are looking forward to enjoying our science class in a modern up-to-date Science Lab.’
    • ‘Perhaps we should have a more modern, up-to-date version of that type of programme.’
    • ‘Fashion is constantly evolving and you must be up-to-date with every emerging trend.’
    • ‘That way you'll only need to change your shirt and tie to keep your look fresh and up-to-date.’
    • ‘It is in sound financial health too, achieving surplus and allowing investment in up-to-date technology and resources.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Now people want to be fashionable and up-to-date at all ages.’
    • ‘Cheltenham is modern and up-to-date in many, many ways, but we have kept much of the heritage as well.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It's my fear of not being completely up-to-date with developments in contemporary popular music, at all times.’
    • ‘The Turkish Baths retain the splendour of the Victorian era while offering the most up-to-date and modern facilities.’
    • ‘Sometimes all you really need to make your wardrobe up-to-date is a cool accessory.’
    • ‘The institute's consultants will be able to advise companies on the most up-to-date practices and legal requirements.’
    • ‘May I urge the inclusion of an up-to-date, modern youth facility in any new scheme.’
    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’
      • ‘The professional has to keep up-to-date with new advancements through continued medical education.’
      • ‘The text is up-to-date and includes an analysis of current transfusion practices.’
      • ‘We want to give them easy access to accurate, up-to-date information about crimes and this site does that.’
      • ‘It will be good to see Dr. Dawkins again, and to bring him up-to-date with my recent adventures.’
      • ‘They will look for reliable, independent and up-to-date comparative information on the courses available.’
      • ‘Most of us struggle to remain as up-to-date as we can with current medical literature.’
      • ‘We will still attend fires and every new firefighter will have the best modern up-to-date training.’
      • ‘To get this right, we must have access to accurate and up-to-date information from individuals and employers alike.’
      • ‘Have you been kept up-to-date during your period of suspension with the various developments as they have occurred?’
      • ‘The present writer has been unable to locate more up-to-date comparable figures.’
      • ‘But how could they really know that our information was accurate and up-to-date?’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Both councils and the Government are criticised for not having enough up-to-date information on the state of school budgets.’
      • ‘Why should a celebrity and pop culture site be the best place to go for up-to-date current affairs news?’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘It is an incredible hassle keeping your machine up-to-date with the latest software patches and security fixes.’
      • ‘People develop, their tastes change, their need for clear correct and up-to-date information increases.’
      • ‘A number of words in frequent and current use have been incorporated making the list up-to-date.’


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