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political action committee

noun

Simple Definition of political action committee

  • : a group that is formed to give money to the political campaigns of people who are likely to make decisions that would benefit the group's interests

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of political action committee

  1. :  a group formed (as by an industry or an issue-oriented organization) to raise and contribute money to the campaigns of candidates likely to advance the group's interests

Examples of political action committee in a sentence

  1. The governor received over $3 million in campaign contributions from political action committees.



1944

First Known Use of political action committee

1944


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