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rapport

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Pronunciation: /raˈpɔː
 
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Definition of rapport in English:

noun

A close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well: she was able to establish a good rapport with the children she had an instant rapport with animals [mass noun]: there was little rapport between them
More example sentences
  • He has a great rapport with the other players and he and his wife socialise with them.
  • Their set of songs were played flawlessly and they had a great rapport with each other on stage.
  • She was a person of understanding and tolerance and had a rapport on a very human level with all her pupils.
Synonyms
affinity, close/special relationship, (mutual) understanding, bond, empathy, harmony, sympathy, link, accord

Origin

mid 17th century: French, from rapporter 'bring back'.

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