report stage

noun

: the stage in the British legislative process preceding the third reading and concerned especially with amendments and details

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of report stage was in 1870

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“Report stage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/report%20stage. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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