rapport

See also: Rapport

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French rapport.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹæˈpɔɹ/, /ɹæˈpoʊɹ/, /ɹəˈpoʊɹ/, /ɹəˈpɔɹ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)

NounEdit

rapport (countable and uncountable, plural rapports)

  1. A relationship of mutual trust and respect. A close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other's feelings or ideas and communicate well.
    He always tried to maintain a rapport with his customers.
    • 1910, Charles Webster Leadbeater, chapter VII, in The Inner Life, volume I:
      Such a man would almost certainly be pouring out a constant stream of loving thought towards humanity, and this thought would be a real and potent shower of blessing, tending generally towards the spiritual helping of those upon whom it fell; and there is no doubt that the man who was earnestly thinking of or praying to that saint would come into rapport with him, and would therefore draw down upon himself a great deal of that force, though entirely without the knowledge of the saint from whom it came.
    • 1926, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Land of Mist[1]:
      "You can't have less than nothing. They ignore them altogether. Some time ago I had a series of cases of telepathic rapport which I wished to lay before the Royal Society."
  2. Relation; proportion; conformity.
    Synonyms: accord, correspondence
    • 1690, William Temple, “An Essay upon the Ancient and Modern Learning”, in Miscellanea. The Second Part. [...], 2nd edition, London: [] J. R. for Ri[chard] and Ra[lph] Simpson, [], OCLC 863624292, page 60:
      'Tis obvious enough, what rapport there is, and muſt ever be, between the Thoughts and Words, the Conceptions and Languages of every Country, [...]

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French rapport.

NounEdit

rapport c (singular definite rapporten, plural indefinite rapporter)

  1. a report (information describing events)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch rapport, from Middle French rapport.

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rapport n (plural rapporten, diminutive rapportje n)

  1. a report

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  • Afrikaans: rapport
  • Caribbean Javanese: lapor, laporan, repot
  • Indonesian: lapor, rapor
  • Papiamentu: rapòrt

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Deverbal of rapporter.

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rapport m (plural rapports)

  1. ratio
  2. report
    rapport de stageinternship report, training period report
  3. relationship

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MalteseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian rapporto.

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rapport m (plural rapporti)

  1. report, statement, account

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French rapport.

NounEdit

rapport m (plural rapports)

  1. (Jersey) report

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French rapport.

NounEdit

rapport m (definite singular rapporten, indefinite plural rapporter, definite plural rapportene)

  1. a report (on events)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French rapport.

NounEdit

rapport m (definite singular rapporten, indefinite plural rapportar, definite plural rapportane)

  1. a report (on events)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French rapport.

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rapport c

  1. a report (information describing events)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rapport 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rapport rapporten rapporter rapporterna
Genitive rapports rapportens rapporters rapporternas

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