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report

verb
 
 
/rɪˈpɔːt/
[T] COMMUNICATIONS, ACCOUNTING to make a public statement about something: report a rise/fall/drop They reported a 5.7% drop in sales.report a profit/loss Their chief executive reported pre-tax profits of £489m. The government reported the worst job losses in more than four years.
[I or T] COMMUNICATIONS to give information about something or a description of something: Dealers reported some extreme price movements among some of the biggest companies. Small traders reported long waits to contact internet-based stockbrokers.report that Staff members reported that morale had reached new lows.report on sth The task force is due to report on its findings from the industry later this year.report sth to sb That board has 30 days to report its findings to the President.
[I or T] to make an official complaint or statement about someone or something to a person in authority: report sb/sth to sb She threatened me, and I reported her to the manager.report sb for sth She reported him for benefit fraud.report sth stolen/missing/lost 66 vehicles have been reported stolen during the month of April.
[I] to go to a place or person and say that you are there: Anyone entering the building must report to the office.report to sb He must report daily to a pretrial services officer in San Diego. She reported for work right on time as usual.
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