Meaning of “up to date” in the English Dictionary

"up to date" in British English

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up to dateadjective

uk /ˌʌp.tə ˈdeɪt/ us /ˌʌp.tə ˈdeɪt/

B1 modern, recent, or containing the latest information:

We work hard to keep our database up to date.
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  • This piece of software is bang up to date.
  • We always keep our records up to date.
  • You can visit the championship website for up-to-date information on the latest scores.
  • Jackie usually brings me up to date with all the latest gossip.
  • It's important to keep up to date with the literature in your field.

(Definition of “up to date” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"up-to-date" in American English

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up-to-dateadjective

us /ˌʌp·təˈdeɪt/

having the most recent information, or using the newest methods or tools:

We go to a lot of trouble to keep our database up-to-date.

(Definition of “up-to-date” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"up to date" in Business English

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up to dateadjective

also up-to-date uk /ˌʌptəˈdeɪt/ us

including or having been given the latest information:

up-to-date figures/information/prices All up-to-date prices can be found on our website.
bring/keep sb up to date (on/with sth) The quarterly meeting keeps staff up to date with developments in the company.

modern or very recent:

bang/right up to date The company's new offices are bang up to date.
up-to-date equipment/technology

(Definition of “up to date” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)