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subcommittee

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noun sub·com·mit·tee \ˈsəb-kə-ˌmi-tē, ˌsəb-kə-ˈ\

Simple Definition of subcommittee

  • : a part of a committee that is organized for a certain purpose

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of subcommittee

  1. :  a subdivision of a committee usually organized for a specific purpose

Examples of subcommittee in a sentence

  1. The Senate has formed a subcommittee to set up an investigation.



Circa 1607

First Known Use of subcommittee

circa 1607


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subcommittee

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noun sub·com·mit·tee \ˈsəb-kə-ˌmi-tē\

Legal Definition of subcommittee

  1. :  a subdivision of a committee that is assigned a portion of the committee's jurisdiction, holds hearings, amends legislation, and reports to the committee





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