[ ri-pawr-tij, -pohr-, rep-awr-tahzh, -er- ]
/ rɪˈpɔr tɪdʒ, -ˈpoʊr-, ˌrɛp ɔrˈtɑʒ, -ər- /


the act or technique of reporting news.
reported news collectively: reportage on the war.
a written account of an act, event, history, etc., based on direct observation or on thorough research and documentation.

Origin of reportage

From French, dating back to 1605–15; see origin at report, -age Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for reportage

/ (rɪˈpɔːtɪdʒ, ˌrəpɔːˈtɑːʒ) /


the act or process of reporting news or other events of general interest
a journalist's style of reporting
a technique of documentary film or photo journalism that tells a story entirely through pictures
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