Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is designated to give a report, as at a meeting.

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  • noun law (politics) a person appointed by a deliberative body to investigate an issue or a situation, and report back to that body.

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  • noun a recorder appointed by a committee to prepare reports of the meetings

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English raportour, judge, from Old French raporteur, from raporter, to bring back; see rapport.]

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From French

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