subcommittee

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

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.

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First Known Use of subcommittee

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SUBCOMMITTEE Defined for English Language Learners

subcommittee

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

Definition of subcommittee for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

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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