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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.
Translations of “subcommittee”
in Spanish subcomité…
in Korean 분과 위원회…
in Arabic لَجنة فَرعِيّة…
in Portuguese subcomitê…
in French sous-comité…
in German der Unterausschuß…
in Catalan subcomitè…
in Japanese 小委員会, 分科会…
in Italian sotto-comitato…
in Chinese (Traditional) (委員會下設的)小組委員會,專門小組…
in Chinese (Simplified) (委员会下设的)小组委员会,专门小组…
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