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Artistic credentials are au courant in the important business of being seen as cultured, elegant and, of course, stupendously rich.
Charles Saatchi

Meaning of "au courant" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AU COURANT

Literally: in the current.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AU COURANT

au courant  [o kurɑ̃] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AU COURANT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Au courant is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AU COURANT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of au courant in the English dictionary

The definition of au courant in the dictionary is up-to-date, esp in knowledge of current affairs.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AU COURANT

au
au contraire
au fait
au fond
au gratin
au jus
au lait
au naturel
au pair
au revoir
aua
aubade
Aube
Auber
auberge
aubergine
aubergiste
Aubervilliers
aubretia

WORDS THAT END LIKE AU COURANT

colourant
courant
denaturant
durant
figurant
fish restaurant
five-star restaurant
floating restaurant
fulgurant
grant
Indian restaurant
insurant
jurant
motorway restaurant
nurturant
obscurant
pizza restaurant
restaurant
saturant
sushi restaurant

Synonyms and antonyms of au courant in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «au courant» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AU COURANT

Find out the translation of au courant to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of au courant from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «au courant» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

金柯朗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

au courant
570 millions of speakers

English

au courant
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Au Courant
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الاتحاد الافريقي كورانت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

АС Куранта
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

au Courant
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আউ কনট্রার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

au courant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Au contraire
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

au courant
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

auのクーラン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누구나 쿠랑
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Au contraire
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

au Courant
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Au contraire
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

औ कन्ट्रायर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Au contraire
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

au courant
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

au courant
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

АС Куранта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

au Courant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

au courant
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

AU Courant
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

au courant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

au Courant
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of au courant

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AU COURANT»

The term «au courant» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.033 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AU COURANT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about au courant

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2 QUOTES WITH «AU COURANT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word au courant.
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Herb Caen
The only way to fight a thing like 50 is to stay au courant if it kills you.
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Charles Saatchi
Artistic credentials are au courant in the important business of being seen as cultured, elegant and, of course, stupendously rich.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AU COURANT»

Discover the use of au courant in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to au courant and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Geographical Journal
Collection des Guides-Joanne. Paris. Par Paul Joanne. Avec 35 Plans et la liste des rues de Paris. Renseignements pratiques mis au courant en 1896. Paris: Hachette et Cie. Size 7J x 4J, pp. lxiv., 384, and 40. Itine'raire gene'ral de la France.
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Gay and Lesbian Philadelphia
Frank Broderick, a 1976 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, was a dedicated journalist for six years and a columnist for the Philadelphia Gay News ( PGN) before publishing Au Courant as an alternative to PGN, the city's only gay and ...
Thom Nickels, 2002
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The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English ...
Payez-moi le courant, puy me for the present quarter—time. 1'Iettre ses comptes au courant, to post one's nccount up to tbe pres«*nt day. ( Fig.) 1l[ettez-moi au courant de tout cequi s'est passe; put me up to—inform me of——evvry thing tbut  ...
John Charles Tarver, 1867
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Kongliga Svenska vetenskaps-akademiens handlingar
Même si la distance entre les électrodes ne comportait que deux ou trois millimètres, il était impossible au courant le plus fort d'un appareil inducteur de Ruhmkorff de sauter de l'un des électrodes à l'autre. Au lieu de cela, le courant passait ...
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Handlingar:
C'est ainsi que le Desmoplankton appartient aux deux courants équatoriaux, au courant de la Guinée, au courant du Brésil et au Gulfstream propre, i. e. au courant de la Floride et des Antilles. Le Styliplankton caractérise le courant de ...
Vilhelm Bjerknes, Johan Wilhelm Sandström, 1901
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Göteborgs Kungl. Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhälles ...
... au courant de la Guinée, au courant du Brésil et au Gulfstream propre, i. e. au courant de la Floride et des Antilles. Le Styliplankton caractérise le courant de Benguéla de l'hémisphère Sud et le courant atlantique (dit le Gulfstream) de ...
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Handlingar
C'est ainsi que le Desmoplankton appartient aux deux courants equatoriaux, au courant de la Guinee, au courant du Bresil et au Gulfstream propre, i. e. au courant de la Floride et des Antilles. Le Styliplankton caracterise le courant de ...
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Genie Civil
La réactance du transformateur a pour effet, au démarrage, d'une part de réduire le courant dans l'induit, d'autre part de le décaler par rapport au courant inducteur; ainsi, le couple de démarrage sera un peu plus faible que celui du moteur ...
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Random-exercises in French Grammar, Homonyms and Synonyms: ...
Cours (au), (L. cursus). Au cours de la place, du marché (At the current price of the murket, of the day ; the rate of exchange, &c.). Il est allé au cours de chimie ( To the course of chemistry). Au courant, adv. Il est bien au courant de la politique  ...
Lucien Boquel, 1907
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Using French Synonyms
au. courant. au courant à la mode à la page up-to-date, in the know infashion up- to-date (both with respect to time and fashion) with it, trendy up-to-date, in the know je ne sais pas ce qui se ...
R. E. Batchelor, M. H. Offord, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AU COURANT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term au courant is used in the context of the following news items.
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Back at NKU, Local Actor Joins Talented Cast of "Spelling Bee"
Logainne Schwartandgrunenuerre (Madeleine Drees): At 10, Schwartzy is the youngest speller, au courant on political figures and driven by ... «The River City News, Jul 15»
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Important reminder from HHS: Don't forget to annoy your relatives by …
There are so many more au courant Obama disasters to chat about, like the looming nuclear sellout to Shiite fanatics. (It's gonna net John Kerry ... «Hot Air, Jul 15»
3
The Fax of Life
The island redoubt of the well heeled and au courant, where the billionaires go to escape the proles of the Vineyard, where you watch John ... «Washington Free Beacon, Jul 15»
4
The Body: Male Twiggy
... compared to these young men—walked by, I had to remind myself to also look at the clothes that dressed the au courant male body. «Livemint, Jul 15»
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Reflections From the Bay
... and in some cases vanish completely—and not because it looks good in a grant application or is au courant. Where else could an artist such ... «MIX, Jul 15»
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Published on Jul 2, 2015, 8:38 pm AST
As a person of considerable legal acumen, President Anthony Carmona would be au courant with the dictum “justice must not only be done, ... «Trinidad & Tobago Express, Jul 15»
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Au Courant Interiors Announces Chandelier's Inclusion in Sita …
Greenville, South Carolina's Au Courant Interiors announces their collaboration with famed blogger and Utah designer Sita Montgomery. «Digital Journal, Jul 15»
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Pretty much the same as Ted 1
Whatever freshness exists is in the jokes (many of them are au courant, so see this soon before they get stale) and the surprise cameos (one ... «PGH City Paper, Jul 15»
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9 Movies About Fashion To Inspire Your Designer Dreams As Well …
Even though design isn't my au courant dream, hard work is a skill all artists have to hone. Whether you live for seeing dreams come to life on ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
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Odd Mom Out: “Brooklandia”
This approach may seem au courant since the “anthropological,” and possibly slightly fictional memoir, Primates of Park Avenue, is receiving so ... «A.V. Club DC, Jun 15»

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