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report

1. Brit a statement on the progress, academic achievement, etc., of each child in a school, written by teachers and sent to the parents or guardian annually or each term
2. a written account of a case decided at law, giving the main points of the argument on each side, the court's findings, and the decision reached
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(1) An oral or written statement in a form stipulated by regulations for servicemen in addressing commanders. In the navy the watch officer makes a morning report to the ship commander. It provides information on the condition of the ship, the weather, and the situation at sea for a given period of time.

(2) A statement concerning the fulfillment of an assignment or obligation.


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a written or oral exposition of a theme, including a review of the related literature and other sources. A report generally aims to provide scientific or scholarly information. Reports are widely used in scientific research institutions, higher educational institutions, political education institutions, and people’s universities. In general-education schools and specialized secondary educational institutions, reports include essays prepared by students on an extracurricular subject.

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report

[ri′pȯrt]
(acoustics)
Sharp explosive sound, as of a shot, bursting bomb, or projectile.
(computer science)
An output document prepared by a data-processing system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

report

A term used by ATC (air traffic control) to instruct pilots to advise ATC of specific information or to pass the same to ATC.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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A printed or microfilmed collection of facts and figures with page numbers and page headings. See report writer and query.
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On page 2 of the accident report, the victims are identified in humanizing detail (Table 3).
Mr Webb said he had been shocked to discover the accident report had been "doctored" by officials.
The evacuation of nearly 100 passengers from a plane with an engine fire had to be carried out during an onboard communication breakdown, an accident report revealed yesterday.
Two American Air Force fighter planes on route to the North East came close to a British Airways regional passenger aircraft, an official accident report said today.
A FAULTY bilge alarm probably meant the crew of a doomed fishing trawler were unaware the vessel was taking on water, an official accident report said.
The Jenkins allegedly negotiated with and paid the undercover police officer several hundred dollars for an East Orange Police Department automobile accident report, according to the indictment.
A VITAL navigation instrument failed moments before last month's Korean Air jumbo jet crash, an accident report revealed yesterday.
and 24-year-old H.K., asked for Dh2,000 in bribes from an informant, who posed as a person involved in a car crash and needing an accident report to fix his car in October.
A PILOT and his two friends were killed when their light aircraft ran into rapidly-deteriorating weather, an accident report said yesterday.
FORMER world rally champion Colin McRae did not have a valid flying licence when the helicopter he was piloting crashed in a wooded valley killing all four people on board, an official accident report says.
The risk assessment of a rail station pedestrian crossing at which two teenagers died was 'substantially flawed', an official accident report said yesterday.

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