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report

verb  us   /rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/

report verb (TELL)

[T] to give a description of something or information about something to someone: We called the police to report the theft. The accident was reported in all the newspapers. [+ that clause] The crew reported that the situation was normal.

report verb (GO SOMEWHERE)

[I always + adv/prep] to go to a place and say that you are there or inform someone about what you are doing: I report for work/duty at 8 a.m. every morning. In this job you’ll be reporting directly to (= working for) the president.

report

noun [C]  us   /rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/

report noun [C] (TELL)

information about something: a financial report I have to write a report on immigration. According to reports there has been an earthquake in Los Angeles.
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