Difference between State-of-the-art and Updated

Forogh

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What is the difference between State-of-the-art and Updated in below sentances?
I use updated technology
I use state-of-the-art technology
Actually both of them mean Modern but I coudln’t recognize the difference
I really appreciate you teachers
 

Tdol

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State-of-the-art is the absolute latest and most up-to-date. The first isn't very natural, but if a program was last updated three years ago, you could be using the current version, but it's an aging technology.
 

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What is the difference between state-of-the-art and ​updated in ​the below sent​ences?

I use updated technology.

I use state-of-the-art technology​.

Actually, both of them mean modern, but I don't the difference.

I really appreciate you, teachers!

In your sentences:

- modern means recent.

- updated means more recent that what you had been using.

- state-of-the-art means most recent available.​

End all sentences with a period, question mark, or exclamation point.
 
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