Definition of up to date in English:

up to date


  • 1Incorporating the latest developments and trends.

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