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commentatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒm.ən.teɪ.tər/  us   /ˈkɑː.mən.teɪ.t̬ɚ/
a reporter for ​radio or ​television who ​provides a ​spokendescription of and ​remarks on an ​event, ​especially a ​sportscompetition, as it ​happens: a ​radio commentator a ​sports/​football commentator.
commentate
verb [I] uk   us   /-teɪt/
She commentates on the ​tennis each ​year at Wimbledon.
(Definition of commentator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commentatornoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑm·ənˌteɪ·t̬ər/
a ​person on ​radio or ​television who ​describes and ​discussesnewsevents, ​sports, ​books, or other ​subjects
(Definition of commentator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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