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subcommittee

noun [C] uk   /ˈsʌb.kəˌmɪt.i/ us    /-ˌmɪ-/
a number of people chosen from a committee (= a small group of people who represent a larger organization and make decisions for it) to study and report on a particular subject: Several subcommittees will be set up to deal with specific environmental issues.
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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