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commentator

[kom-uh n-tey-ter] /ˈkɒm ənˌteɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person who discusses news, sports events, weather, or the like, as on television or radio.
2.
a person who makes commentaries.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin commentātor interpreter, equivalent to commentā() to interpret (Latin: to think about, prepare, discuss, write, perhaps frequentative of comminīscī to devise; see comment) + Latin -tor -tor
Related forms
commentatorial
[kuh-men-tuh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /kəˌmɛn təˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
commentatorially, adverb
supercommentator, noun
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commentator

/ˈkɒmənˌteɪtə/
noun
1.
a person who provides a spoken commentary for a broadcast, film, etc, esp of a sporting event
2.
a person who writes notes on a text, event, etc
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Word Origin and History for super commentator
commentator
mid-15c., "writer of commentaries," from comment or commentary (L. commentator meant "inventor, author." Meaning "writer of notes or expository comments" is from 1640s; "one who gives commentary" (originally in sports) is from 1928.
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