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rapporteur

Line breaks: rap¦por|teur
Pronunciation: /ˌrapɔːˈtəː
 
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Definition of rapporteur in English:

noun

A person who is appointed by an organization to report on the proceedings of its meetings: the UN rapporteur
More example sentences
  • He said the move was in line with a decision by the committee to appoint Hogan as a rapporteur on consumer issues.
  • We were the rapporteurs at this seminar and delivered the conclusions and recommendations.
  • He will be able to pick serious and competent people who will do a disinterested and professional job as UN rapporteurs.

Origin

late 18th century: French, from rapporter 'bring back'.

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