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committee

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /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
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in Arabic لَجْنة…
in Korean 위원회…
in Malaysian jawatankuasa…
in French comité…
in Turkish komite, heyet, kurul…
in Italian comitato…
in Chinese (Traditional) (代表較大的組織決策或搜集資訊的)委員會…
in Russian комитет…
in Polish komisja, komitet…
in Vietnamese ủy ban…
in Spanish comité, comisión…
in Portuguese comitê, comissão…
in Thai คณะกรรมการ…
in German der Ausschuß…
in Catalan comitè, comissió…
in Japanese 委員会…
in Indonesian komite…
in Chinese (Simplified) (代表较大的组织决策或搜集信息的)委员会…
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