Au courant



.
fully aware or familiar; cognizant.
Contemporary Examples

When party ID samples in polls was the au courant topic, I weighed in mocking the conservatives.
More on Party ID Sampling in Polls Michael Tomasky October 14, 2012

Historical Examples

I knew he had never been to Germany before, and was au courant with the harmless nature of his mission.
Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons Henry Charles Mahoney

I will do myself the honor to keep you au courant with my history.
Faithful Margaret Annie Ashmore

She has been au courant of the whole affair for the last fortnight—that is, as an on-looker.
The Marriage of William Ashe Mrs. Humphry Ward

We adjourned to the serre, and he put us au courant of everything.
Letters of a Diplomat’s Wife Mary King Waddington

A couple of minutes were sufficient to put him au courant of the real state of things.
Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper

He will keep you au courant, at the same time, tell the name of every settler and settlement, and some good stories to boot.
Canada and the Canadians Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle

But all the fellows depend on me to keep them au courant, as it were.
The Jester of St. Timothy’s Arthur Stanwood Pier

He was au courant with local affairs, but much in the dark as regards Stamboul.
The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley

He was disgusted at the state of Turkish policy and put me au courant with much news that helped me and could not damage them.
The Secrets of a Kuttite Edward O. Mousley

adjective
up-to-date, esp in knowledge of current affairs
adj.

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

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