1. A writer, investigator, or presenter of news stories.
a. A volume containing the published opinions of a court.
b. A court official who records the proceedings in a trial or hearing.
c. A person who makes and issues the official accounts or records of the proceedings of a court.
rep′or·tori·al (rĕp′ər-tôrē-əl, rē′pər-) adj.
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