Rapporteur definition

răpôr-tûr, -tœr
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One who is designated to give a report, as at a meeting.
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A person appointed to prepare reports, studies, etc. as for a committee or conference.
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(law, politics) A person appointed by a deliberative body to investigate an issue or a situation, and report back to that body.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
rapporteur
Plural:
rapporteurs

Origin of rapporteur

  • Middle English raportour judge from Old French raporteur from raporter to bring back rapport

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

  • From French.

    From Wiktionary