Meaning: If something is state-of-the-art, it's the latest and best example of something, or it shows the most recent developments in its field.
- Have you seen Ian's new phone? He says it's got state-of-the-art technology you can only get in that model.
- I never buy state-of-the-art products because they're always so expensive. I just wait six months and get the same thing for a lot less.
Companies that want to create state-of-the-art products need to employ people who are