political action committee Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"political action committee" in British English

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political action committeenoun [C]

us   (abbreviation PAC)
an ​organization that gives ​money and ​support to ​politicians in ​order to ​influence them
(Definition of political action committee from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"political action committee" in American English

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political action committeenoun [C]

 us   /pəˈlɪt̬·ɪ·kəl ˈæk·ʃən kəˌmɪt·i̬/ (abbreviation PAC)
an ​organization that gives ​money and ​support to politicians in ​order to ​influence them
(Definition of political action committee from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"political action committee" in Business English

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political action committeenoun [C]

uk   us  
POLITICS →  PAC
(Definition of political action committee from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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