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reportage

re·port·age

reportage

 
pronunciation:
rih por tihj
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of reporting or giving an account of news events of general interest.
definition 2: a written account of a current event.
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The word reportage contains the following parts:
-age Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or result of (the action indicated by the verb base)
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The suffix -age attaches primarily to bases that are English verbs to form nouns. Base-final y becomes i and base-final silent e is dropped before ľage (carry + -age > carriage , store + -age > storage ) Some nouns ending in -age are loan words from French (voyage , courage ) whose bases are Latin roots.