payment made to employees who report for work and find there is no work for them to do.
noun 1. a part of any whole, either separated from or integrated with it: I read a portion of the manuscript. 2. an amount of food served for one person; serving; helping: He took a large portion of spinach. 3. the part of a whole allotted to or belonging to a person or group; share. […]
adjective 1. of or relating to a reporter. 2. of, noting, or characteristic of a report: His lecture was more reportorial than analytical. adjective 1. (mainly US) of or relating to a newspaper reporter
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noun 1. the stage preceding the third reading in the passage of a bill through Parliament, at which the bill, as amended in committee, is reported back to the chamber considering it
noun 1. the act of reposing.