• (America) IPA: /ɹɪˈpɔɹtɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɹɪˈpɔːtə/
  • (rhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ɹɪˈpo(ː)ɹtɚ/
  • (nonrhotic, horse-hoarse) IPA: /ɹɪˈpoətə/

reporter (plural reporters)

  1. Someone or something that reports.
    The reporters of important security bugs may be paid a bounty by the software developer.
  2. A journalist who investigates, edits and reports news stories for newspapers, radio and television.
  3. A person who records and issues official reports of judicial or legislative proceedings.
  4. (legal) A case reporter; a bound volume of printed legal opinions from a particular jurisdiction.
  5. (biology) A gene attached by a researcher to a regulatory sequence of another gene of interest, typically used as an indication of whether a certain gene has been taken up by or expressed in the cell or organism population.

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