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Noun: committee  ku'mi-tee
  1. A special group delegated to consider some matter
    "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours";
    - commission
  2. A self-constituted organization to promote something
    - citizens committee

Derived forms: committees

Type of: administrative body, administrative unit, NGO, nongovernmental organisation [Brit], nongovernmental organization

Encyclopedia: Committee