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noun [countable] committee pronunciation in British English /kəˈmɪti/
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  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: can be followed by a singular or plural verb
    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to a committee

      committee meetings



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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