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noun [countable] committee pronunciation in American English /kəˈmɪti/ 
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singularcommittee
pluralcommittees
  1. a group of people who represent a larger group or organization and are chosen to do a particular job, for example to study something and suggest what action to take

    the Senate Foreign Relations committee

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    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to a committee

      committee meetings

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