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  • n. A tentative government report of a proposal without any commitment to action, being the first step in changing the law; a discussion document.
  • n. An official document sponsored by the Crown of propositions put before the nation for discussion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a preliminary report of government proposals that is published in order to stimulate discussion


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