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English definition of “report”


noun [C] (TELL)   /rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt/
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.
(Definition of report noun (TELL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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