commentator

  • 1Commentator — may refer to: Pundit (expert), a commentator on a topic such as politics, social sciences or sport Sports commentator, a sports commentator Color commentator, a sports commentator who assists the play by play announcer by providing analysis and… …

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  • 2Commentator — Com men*ta tor, n. [L. commentator: cf. F. commentateur.] One who writes a commentary or comments; an expositor; an annotator. [1913 Webster] The commentator s professed object is to explain, to enforce, to illustrate doctrines claimed as true.… …

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  • 3commentator — late 14c., writer of commentaries, agent noun in Latin form from COMMENT (Cf. comment) or COMMENTARY (Cf. commentary) (L. commentator meant inventor, author ). Middle English also had a noun commentate, attested from early 15c. Meaning writer of… …

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  • 4Commentator — (lat.), Erklärer, Ausleger …

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  • 5commentator — see under commentate at REMARK vb …

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  • 6commentator — [n] reporter analyst, annotator, announcer, correspondent, critic, expositor, interpreter, observer, pundit, reviewer, sportscaster, writer; concept 356 …

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  • 7commentator — ► NOUN 1) a person who comments on events or texts, especially in the media. 2) a person who provides a commentary on a sports match or other event …

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  • 8commentator — [käm′ən tāt΄ər] n. [L, inventor, contriver (in LL, interpreter): see COMMENT] 1. a person who writes or delivers a commentary 2. a person who reports, analyzes, and evaluates news events and trends on radio or television …

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  • 9commentator — [[t]kɒ̱mənteɪtə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ commentators 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A commentator is a broadcaster who gives a radio or television commentary on an event. ...a sports commentator. 2) N COUNT: usu with supp A commentator is also someone who often… …

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  • 10commentator */*/ — UK [ˈkɒmənˌteɪtə(r)] / US [ˈkɑmənˌteɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms commentator : singular commentator plural commentators 1) someone whose job is to give a description of an event or sports competition on television or radio as it happens a… …

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  • 11commentator — noun 1 person who commentates on sth ADJECTIVE ▪ sports ▪ basketball, cricket, football, etc. ▪ match, race (both BrE) …

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  • 12commentator — n. a news; radio; TV commentator * * * [ kɒmənteɪtə] TV commentator radio a news …

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  • 13commentator — com|men|ta|tor [ kamən,teıtər ] noun count ** 1. ) someone whose job is to give a description of an event or sports competition on television or radio as it happens: a television sports commentator 2. ) someone whose job is to write about a… …

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  • 14commentator — noun (C) 1 someone who knows a lot about a particular subject, and who writes about it or discusses it on the television or radio: political commentators 2 someone who describes an event as it is happening on television or radio: David Vine, the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15commentator — noun 1) a television commentator Syn: narrator, announcer, presenter, anchor, anchorman, anchorwoman; reporter, journalist, newscaster, sportscaster; informal talking head 2) a political commentator Syn: anal …

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  • 16commentator — noun 1) a sports commentator Syn: reporter, narrator, journalist, newscaster 2) a political commentator Syn: analyst, pundit, critic, columnist, leader writer, opinion former, monit …

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  • 17commentator — /ˈkɒmənteɪtə / (say komuhntaytuh) noun a writer or broadcaster who makes critical or explanatory remarks about news, events, or describes sporting events, etc.: sports commentator. {Latin commentātor, from commentāri reflect on} …

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  • 18commentator — komentatorius statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Komentarų autorius. kilmė lot. commentator atitikmenys: angl. commentator vok. Erläuter, m; Kommentator, m rus. комментатор …

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  • 19commentator — commentatorial /keuh men teuh tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. commentatorially, adv. /kom euhn tay teuhr/, n. 1. a person who discusses news, sports events, weather, or the like, as on television or radio. 2. a person who makes commentaries. [1350… …

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  • 20commentator — See commentate, commentator …

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