Informant and Reference


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Informant noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Reference and informant are semantically related in source topic. In some cases you can use "Reference" instead a noun "Informant".
Nearby Words: inform, information, informer, informative, informing
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Reference noun – Something mentioned in a text as providing related and especially supporting information.
Informant and reference are semantically related in source topic. Sometimes you can use "Informant" instead a noun "Reference".
Nearby Words: refer, referred, referenced, referential, referencing
Synonyms for Reference

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  • So ubiquitous, nearly every Mysterious Informant is either an outright reference/parody, or at least has some aspects gleaned from Deep Throat.
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Reference and Informant. (2016). Retrieved 2021, October 17, from
Informant & Reference. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Oct. 2021. <>.
Reference or Informant. 2016. Accessed October 17, 2021.

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