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informant

noun

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a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing
  • the FBI is working closely with informants to find out about the subversive group

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The first known use of informant was in 1641

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“Informant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/informant. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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