archaic : a person to whom a charge or trust is committed
a : a body of persons delegated to consider, investigate, take action on, or report on some matter; especially : a group of fellow legislators chosen by a legislative body to give consideration to legislative matters
b : a self-constituted organization for the promotion of a common object
Examples of COMMITTEE
- We're waiting for recommendations from the advisory committee.
- The bill has been referred back to committee.
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