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  • 21Committee of 19 — The Committee of 19 is a committee of students at Auburn University that direct the War on Hunger efforts on campus and in the local community. In 2004, Auburn University was chosen by the World Food Programme, an agency of the United Nations and …

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  • 22committee*/*/*/ — [kəˈmɪti] noun[C] a group of people who represent a larger group or organization and are chosen to do a particular job a management committee[/ex] committee meetings[/ex] He s on the golf club committee.[/ex] • In British English, committee can… …

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  • 23committee — committeeism, committeeship, n. /keuh mit ee/, n. 1. a person or group of persons elected or appointed to perform some service or function, as to investigate, report on, or act upon a particular matter. 2. See standing committee. 3. Law. an… …

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  • 24committee — [[t]kəmɪ̱ti[/t]] ♦ committees N COUNT COLL: usu with supp A committee is a group of people who meet to make decisions or plans for a larger group or organization that they represent. ...a committee of ministers. ...an elected Management Committee …

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  • 25committee */*/*/ — UK [kəˈmɪtɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms committee : singular committee plural committees a) a group of people who represent a larger group or organization and are chosen to do a particular job, for example to study something and suggest… …

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  • 26Committee I — The Committee I, or the Permanent Oversight Committee on the Intelligence and Security Services (Dutch: Vast Comité van Toezicht op de inlichtingen en veiligheidsdiensten, French: Comité permanent de contrôle des services de renseignements et de… …

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  • 27committee — Synonyms and related words: ad hoc committee, assemblee, assembly, assignation, at home, ball, board, body, brawl, cabinet, caucus, colloquium, commission, committee of one, conclave, concourse, congregation, congress, conventicle, convention,… …

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  • 28committee — com|mit|tee [ kə mıti ] noun count *** a group of people who represent a larger group or organization and are chosen to do a particular job, for example to study something and suggest what action to take: the Senate Foreign Relations committee a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 29committee — noun 1》 kə mɪti [treated as sing. or plural] a group of people appointed for a specific function by a larger group.     ↘a committee appointed by Parliament to consider proposed legislation.     ↘(Committee of the whole House) the whole House of… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 30committee — noun 1 (C) a group of people chosen to represent a larger group in order to do a particular job, make decisions etc: He s on the finance committee. (also + plural verb BrE): The committee have decided to raise membership fees for next year. 2… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 31Committee P — The Committee P, or the Permanent Oversight Committee on the Police Services (Dutch: Vast Comité van Toezicht op de politiediensten, French: Comité permanent de contrôle des services de police), exercises external oversight over the Belgian… …

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  • 32Committee — ∙Com|mit|tee [kə mɪtɪ], die; , s [engl. committee, ↑Komitee]: [vom Parlament] eingesetzter Untersuchungsausschuss: Wer in der C. ist meinesgleichen (Schiller, Maria Stuart I, 7) …

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  • 33committee — [15] Committee was formed from the verb commit by adding the suffix ee. Following the pattern of all such formations, it originally meant ‘person to whom something is committed’; it was not until the 17th century that the sense ‘body of people… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 34committee — komitetas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Valstybinis arba visuomeninis organas, sudaromas arba renkamas specialiam renginiui, kuriai nors veiklos sričiai vadovauti. kilmė lot. committo – sujungiu atitikmenys: angl. committee …

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  • 35committee — A body of persons who have been selected and appointed with authority to perform some public service or duty; the guardian of the person or the property of an insane person. See political committee …

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  • 36committee — [15] Committee was formed from the verb commit by adding the suffix ee. Following the pattern of all such formations, it originally meant ‘person to whom something is committed’; it was not until the 17th century that the sense ‘body of people… …

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  • 37committee — noun Date: 15th century 1. archaic a person to whom a charge or trust is committed 2. a. a body of persons delegated to consider, investigate, take action on, or report on some matter; especially a group of fellow legislators chosen by a… …

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  • 38committee — noun [kəˈmɪt.i,kɒmɪˈtiː,kɑmɪˈtiː/ a) a group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols b) a guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after himself or… …

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  • 39committee — com·mit·tee || kÉ™ mɪtɪ n. group of persons appointed or elected to act upon some matter of business, board, council …

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  • 40committee — n council, board, cabinet, panel, chamber, advisory group, advisers, deliberative body, jury; commission, mission, task force, assignees, detail, work party or force …

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