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political action committee

noun

: 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

Full Definition of POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

:  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

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

First Known Use of POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE

1944

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