Meaning of COMMITTEE in English

/ kəˈmɪti; NAmE / noun

[ C +sing./pl. v . ] a group of people who are chosen, usually by a larger group, to make decisions or to deal with a particular subject :

She's on the management committee.

The committee has / have decided to close the restaurant.

a committee member / a member of the committee

a committee meeting



late 15th cent. (in the general sense person to whom something has been entrusted ): from commit + -ee .

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