[ oh koo-rahn; French oh koo-rahn ]
/ ˌoʊ kʊˈrɑ̃; French oʊ kuˌrɑ̃ /
fully aware or familiar; cognizant.
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Origin of au courant
<French: literally, in the current
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British Dictionary definitions for au courant
/ French (o kurɑ̃) /
up-to-date, esp in knowledge of current affairs
Word Origin for au courant
literally: in the current
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