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1report/rɪˈpoɚt/noun
pluralreports
1report
/rɪˈpoɚt/
noun
pluralreports
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.
   b  : 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
2report/rɪˈpoɚt/verb
reportsreportedreporting
2report
/rɪˈpoɚt/
verb
reportsreportedreporting
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.)
   b 
◊ 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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