What does au fait mean?

Definitions for au faitoʊ ˈfɛ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word au fait.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abreast(p), au courant, au fait, up on(p)(adj)

    being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge

    "kept abreast of the latest developments"; "constant revision keeps the book au courant"; "always au fait on the latest events"; "up on the news"

Wiktionary

  1. au fait(Adjective)

    Being familiar with or informed about something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Au fait

    expert; skillful; well instructed

  2. Origin: [F. Lit., to the deed, act, or point. Fait is fr. L. factum. See Fact.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of au fait in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of au fait in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Acting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    We would neither allow Turkey to face a fait accompli nor would we plunge it into an adventure.

  2. Sung Won Sohn:

    A mid-year lift-off in the interest rate is fait accompli ... there was good news on many fronts.

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Even Jesus, three days, died. Who is strong does not the strong. (Même Jésus, trois jours, est mort. Qui est fort ne fait le fort)

  4. Subhankar Goldar:

    Many parents, particularly those of young women, just don't report it to the police. They are too stigmatized or consider it a fait accomplice.

  5. Abderrahman Hassi:

    Même si tu te trouves en position de force, ne le montre pas, et surtout ne t'en sers jamais!! Le fait d'avoir l'autorité ultime et la responsabilité directe de l'accès à une source d'eau ou à une rivière, ne t'autorise pas à priver les autres d'eau.

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