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report

[ ri-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt /
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noun
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms about report

    on report, Military. (of personnel) under restriction pending disciplinary action.

Origin of report

1325–75; (v.) Middle English reporten<Middle French reporter,Old French <Latin reportāre to carry back, equivalent to re-re- + portāre to carry (see port5); (noun) Middle English <Middle French, derivative of reporter

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British Dictionary definitions for report

report
/ (rɪˈpɔːt) /

noun
verb (when tr, may take a clause as object; when intr , often foll by on)

Derived forms of report

reportable, adjective

Word Origin for report

C14: from Old French, from reporter to carry back, from Latin reportāre, from re- + portāre to carry
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