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 (răp′ôr-tûr′, -tœr′)
One who is designated to give a report, as at a meeting.

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


a person appointed by a committee to prepare reports of meetings or carry out an investigation
[C18: from French, literally: recorder, reporter]


(ˌræp ɔrˈtɜr)

a person who compiles and presents reports, as to a governing body.
[1490–1500; < French, derivative of rapporter]
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Noun1.rapporteur - a recorder appointed by a committee to prepare reports of the meetings
record-keeper, recorder, registrar - someone responsible for keeping records
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