steering committee

noun
|Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of steering committee

: a managing or directing committee; specifically : a committee that determines the order in which business will be taken up in a U.S. legislative body

Examples of steering committee in a Sentence

  1. The CEO consulted with the project's steering committee and asked for a status report.

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First Known Use of steering committee

1887

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STEERING COMMITTEE Defined for English Language Learners

steering committee

Definition of steering committee for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people who are in charge of managing or directing something


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steering committee

noun

legal Definition of steering committee

: a managing or directing committee; specifically : a committee that determines the order in which business will be taken up in a U.S. legislative body

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