Rapport definition

ră-pôr, rə-
Relationship, especially one of mutual trust or emotional affinity.
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Rapport is a positive relationship between people.

An example of rapport is a student-teacher relationship built on mutual respect.

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Relationship; esp., a close or sympathetic relationship; agreement; harmony.
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He always tried to maintain a rapport with his customers.

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Relation; proportion; conformity; correspondence; accord.
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Origin of rapport

  • French from Old French from raporter to bring back re- re- aporter to bring (from Latin apportāre) (ad- ad-) (portāre to carry per-2 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French rapporter ("to bring back").

    From Wiktionary