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rapport


rapport

noun rap·port \ra-ˈp(ə)r, rə-\

Definition of RAPPORT

1
:  relation characterized by harmony, conformity, accord, or affinity
2
:  confidence of a subject in the operator (as in hypnotism, psychotherapy, or mental testing) with willingness to cooperate <the first step in treatment is establishment of a firm rapport—C. A. H. Watts>
February 27, 2015
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