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committee

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /kəˈmɪt.i/ US  /-ˈmɪt̬-/
B2 a small group of people chosen to represent a larger organization and either make decisions or collect information for it: She sits on/is on the school's development committee. The local council have just set up a committee to study recycling . a committee meeting Societies, clubs and organizations
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