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committeenoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /kəˈmɪt.i/  us   /kəˈmɪt̬.i/
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 has just set up a committee to study recycling. a committee meeting

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(Definition of committee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"committee" in American English

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committeenoun [C]

 us   /kəˈmɪt̬·i/
a group of people chosen from a larger group to act on or consider matters of a particular kind: She sits on the city’s finance committee.
(Definition of committee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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committeenoun [C]

uk   us   /kəˈmɪti/
MEETINGS a small group of people chosen to represent a larger organization and make decisions or collect information for it: committee members a committee meeting If the others on the committee share his view and the data continues to be weak, a rate rise seems unlikely.appoint/form/establish a committee A committee was appointed to oversee the building of the new facility.be/sit/serve on a committee She has served on the committee for many years.chair a committee The Finance Director usually chairs this committee.a committee decides/approves/recommends The selection committee recommended that both candidates be appointed. an advisory/consultative/executive committee
(Definition of committee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “committee”
in Korean 위원회…
in Arabic لَجْنة…
in Malaysian jawatankuasa…
in French comité…
in Russian комитет…
in Chinese (Traditional) (代表較大的組織決策或搜集資訊的)委員會…
in Italian comitato…
in Turkish komite, heyet, kurul…
in Polish komisja, komitet…
in Spanish comité, comisión…
in Vietnamese ủy ban…
in Portuguese comitê, comissão…
in Thai คณะกรรมการ…
in German der Ausschuß…
in Catalan comitè, comissió…
in Japanese 委員会…
in Chinese (Simplified) (代表较大的组织决策或搜集信息的)委员会…
in Indonesian komite…
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