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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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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.

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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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