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Definition of report stage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

report stage

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one of the stages that a bill must go through in order to become an Act of Parliament. It follows the committee stage, and takes the form of a debate in the House of Commons. After passing the report stage the bill then goes to the third reading.