report back


report back
UK US report back
Phrasal Verb with report({{}}/rɪˈpɔːt/ verb
to bring information to someone in authority: »

The panel has been asked to report back by the end of the year.

report back to sb »

She gave the commission a deadline of August 26 to report back to her.

report back on sth »

A team of 85 researchers reports back on new trends, products and services.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • report back — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you report back to someone, you tell them about something that they asked you to find out about. [V P to n] The teams are due to report back to the Prime Minister early next year... [V P] I ll report back the moment I have… …   English dictionary

  • report back — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms report back : present tense I/you/we/they report back he/she/it reports back present participle reporting back past tense reported back past participle reported back 1) to tell or send someone information… …   English dictionary

  • report back — v. (D; intr.) to report back to (you will report back to the chairperson of the committee) * * * (D; intr.) to report back to (you will report back to the chairperson of the committee) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • report back — …   Useful english dictionary

  • report back on something to somebody — reˌport ˈback (on sth) (to sb) derived to give sb information about sth that they have asked you to find out about • Find out as much as you can about him and report back to me. • One person in the group should be prepared to report back to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • report back to somebody — reˌport ˈback (on sth) (to sb) derived to give sb information about sth that they have asked you to find out about • Find out as much as you can about him and report back to me. • One person in the group should be prepared to report back to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • report back on something — reˌport ˈback (on sth) (to sb) derived to give sb information about sth that they have asked you to find out about • Find out as much as you can about him and report back to me. • One person in the group should be prepared to report back to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • report — re|port1 [ rı pɔrt ] noun count *** ▸ 1 spoken/written summary ▸ 2 news article/broadcast ▸ 3 official study ▸ 4 something that may be true ▸ 5 document by teacher ▸ 6 sudden loud noise 1. ) a spoken summary or written document that gives… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • report — re|port1 W1S2 [rıˈpo:t US o:rt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: reporter to report , from Latin reportare, from portare to carry ] 1.) a written or spoken description of a situation or event, giving people the information they need… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • report — 1 noun 1 (C) a written or spoken description of a situation or event, giving people the information they need: the chairman s report (+ on/of): police reports of the accident 2 (C) a piece of writing in a newspaper about something that is… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English