Meaning of “Public Accounts Committee” in the English Dictionary


"Public Accounts Committee" in Business English

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Public Accounts Committeenoun [ S ]

uk us abbreviation PAC

FINANCE, GOVERNMENT in the UK, a group of people chosen by the British parliament to examine the accounts of government departments in order to check that money is being spent in a careful and suitable way:

Regulators were heavily criticized in the report published by the Public Accounts Committee.

(Definition of “Public Accounts Committee” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)