Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “subcommittee”


noun [C] (also sub-committee)     /ˈsʌbkəˌmɪti/ MEETINGS, MANAGEMENT
a number of people chosen from a committee to study and report on a particular subject: They set up a subcommittee to examine the effects of the merger.
(Definition of subcommittee noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of subcommittee

Definitions of “subcommittee” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the skill with which something was made or done

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More