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report

noun [C] (DESCRIPTION)    /rɪˈpɔːt/ US  /-ˈpɔːrt/
A2 (also school report, US also report card) a teacher's written statement to parents about a child's ability and performance at schoolJudgments and analysesMarks and results B1 a description of an event or situation: a news/weather report a company's financial/annual report I gave/made/submitted a report of the theft to the insurance company. She sent in weekly reports on the situation.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingInformation and messages reports [plural] stories for which you do not yet have real proof: According to reports, ten pupils were expelled. We're getting reports of a plane crash in Paris.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
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