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Noun
/kəˈmitē/,
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committees, plural;
  1. A group of people appointed for a specific function, typically consisting of members of a larger group
    • - the housing committee
    • - a committee meeting
  2. Such a body appointed by a legislature to consider the details of proposed legislation
    • - there was much scrutiny in committee
  3. A person who has been judicially committed to the charge of another because of insanity or mental retardation

  4. A person entrusted with the charge of another person or another person's property


  1. a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  2. a self-constituted organization to promote something
  3. A committee (or "commission") is a type of small deliberative assembly that is usually intended to remain subordinate to another, larger deliberative assembly--which when organized so that action on committee requires a vote by all its entitled members, is called the "Committee of the Whole". ...
  4. The Committee is a fictional organization in the Marvel Universe.
  5. Committee is a British product design studio.
  6. The Committee is a 1968 British independent Black-and-white film noir film. It featured original music by Pink Floyd as well as Arthur Brown's song "NIGHTMARE".
  7. The Committee is a San Francisco based improvisational comedy group founded by Alan Myerson and Jessica Myerson (formerly Irene Riordan). The Myersons were both alums of The Second City in Chicago. ...
  8. a group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols; a guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after himself or herself
  9. (Committees) There are three kinds of committee in the Assembly: committees that scrutinise LCOs and Measures; Scrutiny Committees and Standing Committees such as the Audit Committee.
  10. (COMMITTEES) There are fourteen committees, and one overall committee. Each has a different purpose and a different color, as well as different captains in charge.
  11. (Committees) In the University File Plan, Committees are a global secondary that applies to the Administration, Buildings and Properties, and Equipment and Supplies main subject groups. ...
  12. (Committees) groups formed to address specific issues in the (standing) categories of development, education, finance, membership, program and publications. ...
  13. (committees) While we wait for construction to move forward, we are relying on ad hoc committees and individual initiative for anything that needs to be addressed.
  14. These are committees to which Bills are referred for detailed consideration. Only a certain number of MPs serve on each committee and your local MP may not be a member. ...
  15. Individuals who can do nothing individually and sit to decide that nothing can be done together.
  16. Subsidiary organization of the Senate established for the purpose of considering legislation, conducting hearings and investigations, or carrying out other assignments as instructed by the parent chamber.
  17. a group of members of a legislative body to which is assigned a special task.
  18. there are lots of these, so various and fair. It is said that God so loved the world that she didn't send a committee. We are trying to build the commonwealth of the Spirit by using committees!
  19. The duly authorised drafters of the rules.
  20. To dream of a committee, foretells that you will be surprised into doing some distasteful work. For one to wait on you, foretells some unfruitful labor will be assigned you.
  21. Elected management of a golf club.
  22. A term of parliamentary law which refers to a body of one or more persons appointed by a larger assembly or society, to consider, investigate and/or take action on certain specific matters. A committee only has those powers which have been assigned to it by the constituent assembly. ...
  23. A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours.
  24. Standing Committee consisting of representatives appointed by the Member States who may call on the assistance of experts or advisers; its chairman is a representative of the Commission.
  25. If a Bill passes second reading it moves to the committee stage (committee of the whole) where it is debated provision by provision. At this stage, amendments to a Bill may be proposed.