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1 report /rɪˈpoɚt/ noun
plural reports
1 report
/rɪˈpoɚt/
noun
plural reports
Learner's definition of REPORT
[count]
: a story in a newspaper or on radio or television that is about something that happened or that gives information about something
: a written or spoken description of a situation, event, etc.
: an official document that gives information about a particular subject
: a written or spoken statement about something that may or may not be true
formal : a loud noise made by a gun or an explosion
British : report card
2 report /rɪˈpoɚt/ verb
reports; reported; reporting
2 report
/rɪˈpoɚt/
verb
reports; reported; reporting
Learner's definition of REPORT
: to give information about (something) in a newspaper or on television or radio
[+ object]
[no object]
often + on
: to tell people about (something) : to make a report about (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
often + on
[+ object]
: to describe (a feeling, condition, etc.)
◊ Something that is reported is said by people and may or may not be true.
[+ object] : to tell the police, fire department, etc., about (something, such as a crime or accident).
[+ object] : to tell someone with authority about (someone who has broken a rule, done something wrong, etc.) often + for
[no object] : to go somewhere and tell someone that you have arrived usually + for or to

report back

[phrasal verb]
: to return to a place in order to report information you have found, do more work, etc.
report back or report back (something) or report (something) back : to give (information that you have found) to someone
often + to

report sick

: to tell your boss, employer, etc. that you are sick and cannot work

report to

[phrasal verb]
report to (someone)
◊ The person you report to at your job is the person who is directly in charge of what you do, who reviews your work, etc.

— reported

adjective, always used before a noun
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