[ rap-awr-tur; French ra-pawr-tœr ]
/ ˌræp ɔrˈtɜr; French ra pɔrˈtœr /
noun, plural rap·por·teurs [rap-awr-turz; French ra-pawr-tœr]. /ˌræp ɔrˈtɜrz; French ra pɔrˈtœr/.
a person responsible for compiling reports and presenting them, as to a governing body.
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The U.N. rapporteur has called for the lifting of the sanctions, which is what always happens when they begin to bite.
British Dictionary definitions for rapporteur
/ (ˌræpɔːˈtɜː) /
a person appointed by a committee to prepare reports of meetings or carry out an investigation
Word Origin for rapporteur
C18: from French, literally: recorder, reporter
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