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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 ​governmentdepartments in ​order to ​check that ​money is being ​spent in a careful and suitable way: Regulators were ​heavily criticized in the ​reportpublished by the Public Accounts Committee.
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