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re·port·er

 (rĭ-pôr′tər)
n.
1. A writer, investigator, or presenter of news stories.
2. Law
a. A volume containing the published opinions of a court.
b. A court official who records the proceedings in a trial or hearing.
c. A person who makes and issues the official accounts or records of the proceedings of a court.

rep′or·to′ri·al (rĕp′ər-tôr′ē-əl, rē′pər-) adj.
rep′or·to′ri·al·ly adv.

reporter

(rɪˈpɔːtə)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a person who reports, esp one employed to gather news for a newspaper, news agency, or broadcasting organization
2. (Law) a person, esp a barrister, authorized to write official accounts of judicial proceedings
3. (Law) a person authorized to report the proceedings of a legislature
4. (Social Welfare) (in Scotland)social welfare an official who arranges and conducts children's panel hearings and who may investigate cases and decide on the action to be taken

re•port•er

(rɪˈpɔr tər, -ˈpoʊr-)

n.
1. a person who reports.
2. a person employed to gather and report news, as for a newspaper.
3. a person who prepares official reports, as of legal or legislative proceedings.
[1350–1400; Middle English reportour < Anglo-French (Old French reporteur). See report, -or2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reporter - a person who investigates and reports or edits news storiesreporter - a person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
communicator - a person who communicates with others
newswoman - a female newsperson
television newscaster, television reporter, TV newsman, TV reporter - someone who reports news stories via television

reporter

noun journalist, writer, correspondent, newscaster, hack (derogatory), announcer, pressman, journo (slang), newshound (informal), hackette (derogatory), newspaperman or newspaperwoman a trainee sports reporter
Translations
مُخْبِرمُخْبِر صُحُفي، مُراسِل، مُذيع
reportérzpravodaj
journalistreporter
toimittaja
izvjestiteljreporter
riporter
blaîamaîur
取材記者
기자
poročevalec
reporter
ผู้รายงาน
phóng viên

reporter

[rɪˈpɔːtəʳ] N (Press) → periodista mf, reportero/a m/f (TV, Rad) → locutor(a) m/f

reporter

[rɪˈpɔːrr] n (= journalist) → reporter mf
I'd like to be a reporter → J'aimerais être reporter.
a TV reporter → un(e) reporter télé

reporter

n
(Press, Rad, TV) → Reporter(in) m(f), → Berichterstatter(in) m(f); (on the spot) → Korrespondent(in) m(f); special reporterSonderberichterstatter(in) m(f)
(Jur, Parl, = stenographer) → Stenograf(in) m(f), → Gerichtsschreiber(in) m(f) (old)

reporter

[rɪˈpɔːtəʳ] n (Press) → cronista m/f, reporter m/f inv (Radio) → radiocronista m/f (TV) → telecronista m/f

report

(rəˈpoːt) noun
1. a statement or description of what has been said, seen, done etc. a child's school report; a police report on the accident.
2. rumour; general talk. According to report, the manager is going to resign.
3. a loud noise, especially of a gun being fired.
verb
1. to give a statement or description of what has been said, seen, done etc. A serious accident has just been reported; He reported on the results of the conference; Our spies report that troops are being moved to the border; His speech was reported in the newspaper.
2. to make a complaint about; to give information about the misbehaviour etc of. The boy was reported to the headmaster for being rude to a teacher.
3. to tell someone in authority about. He reported the theft to the police.
4. to go (to a place or a person) and announce that one is there, ready for work etc. The boys were ordered to report to the police-station every Saturday afternoon; Report to me when you return; How many policemen reported for duty?
reˈporter noun
a person who writes articles and reports for a newspaper. Reporters and photographers rushed to the scene of the fire.
reported speech
indirect speech.
report back
to come again and report (to someone); to send a report (to someone). He was asked to study the matter in detail and report back to the committee.

reporter

مُخْبِر zpravodaj journalist Reporter ρεπόρτερ reportero toimittaja reporter izvjestitelj cronista 取材記者 기자 reporter reporter reporter repórter репортер reporter ผู้รายงาน muhabir phóng viên 记者
References in classic literature ?
Judging from his special train," the reporter concluded with a smile, "and the money which was found upon him, I imagine that he was certainly not the latter.
Not up in this part, perhaps," the reporter agreed.
A Newspaper Reporter who had just arrived escaped by climbing a hill near by, and there he found the Sole Survivor of the expedition - a mule-driver - down on his knees behind a mesquite bush, praying with extreme fervour.
Oh, you can't stop it that way," said the Reporter.
I first knew Joseph Rouletabille when he was a young reporter.
I was a reporter like you here," Doctor Parcival began.
To become a reporter now, just as my style is taking form, crystallizing, would be to commit literary suicide.
My friend the reporter left me, and I wandered further afield.
The affair ended in our going to the State capital, where my father found work as a reporter of legislative proceedings for one of the daily journals, and I was taken into the office as a compositor.
And the floor creaked, and the ceiling was all made of glass mirrors, so that he saw himself standing on his head, and by each window were standing three reporters and an editor; and each of them was writing down what was said, to publish it in the paper that came out and was sold at the street corners for a penny.
Humorous half-columns in the local papers, written in the customary silly way by unlicked cub reporters just out of grammar school, tickled the fancy of San Francisco for a fleeting moment in that the steamship Mariposa had rescued some sea-waifs possessed of a cock-and-bull story that not even the reporters believed.
It was the custom, he said, to send reporters to all the socialist meetings for the express purpose of misreporting and distorting what was said, in order to frighten the middle class away from any possible affiliation with the proletariat.