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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyreport back
he/she/itreports back
present participlereporting back
past tensereported back
past participlereported back
  1. 1
    to tell or send someone information that you have discovered
    report back with: Investigators will report back with their findings in January.
    report back to: He promised to investigate it and then report back to the committee.
  2. 2
    to return to a place in order to say that you are present or ready to start working again
    report back to: Striking workers should report back to their supervisors on Monday.
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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