die in committee

Definition of die in committee

:to be considered and rejected by a committee
  • The bill died in committee.

Word by Word Definitions

die play
  1. : to pass from physical life : expire

  2. : to pass out of existence : cease

  3. : to disappear or subside gradually

  1. : a small cube marked on each face with from one to six spots and used usually in pairs in various games and in gambling by being shaken and thrown to come to rest at random on a flat surface

  2. : dado

  3. : any of various tools or devices for imparting a desired shape, form, or finish to a material or for impressing an object or material: such as

committee play
  1. : a person to whom a charge or trust is committed

  2. : a body of persons delegated to consider, investigate, take action on, or report on some matter

  3. : a self-constituted organization for the promotion of a common object


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