Definition of 'committee'
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He will be paid as a full external member of the committee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When budgets are drawn up they should be submitted to the relevant select committee for approval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But leaked messages between members of their committee show they are concerned about pay. The Sun (2016) Select committees are not just talking shops. The Sun (2016)MPs on the business select committee who were having their first opportunity to question the business secretary were taken aback at the news. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Loads of volunteering opportunities in the city and 3,000 of our students are committee members of our societies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I enjoyed being on a select committee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nor was he in step with party activists, who often fussed about procedures and the setting up of committees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One committee member said:'The brass neck of this man is something else. The Sun (2016)She should set up a committee to ensure that only valid, worthwhile causes benefit, while the money saved could go towards many deserving causes here. The Sun (2017)Here most of the key committees and planning groups meet. A Channel of Peace (1993)Who would be the logical person to call and remind people of upcoming committee meetings? Christianity Today (2000)Yet despite a dogged performance by most members of the committee there were no knockout blows. Times, Sunday Times (2009)MPs had an election last week for a new chairman or woman of the health select committee. Times, Sunday Times (2014) The committee is also urging people to weigh up environmental factors when deciding what to have for dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The council's planning committee is to meet today to discuss enforcement action. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The focus at Allied will be the group credit committee. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The committee will meet again next March to discuss initiatives. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The approach is being weighed up by an independent committee of the group 's board. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And what does the chairman of the august Commons select committee on public administration do about all this? Times, Sunday Times (2007)A full audit will be carried out and an independent management committee set up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A committee has been set up to identify a new dean. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A good select committee chairman has more influence than a junior minister. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The documents they contain come from a committee he set up to hunt down waste, greed and cronyism. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He joined the group executive committee in 2009 and had his empire dramatically expanded to include all retail and business banking. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We have a member of the committee also on the Speaker's committee. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Government will consider renewing its crackdown on executive pay and bonus arrangements unless the committees that set policy do more to exercise restraint in boardrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is setting up a committee of economists, which will help to establish a new points system by deciding how many workers the economy needs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So August's data is unlikely to persuade many members of the committee to vote for more stimulus activity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A lawyer by training, her skills will also be put to use on the group 's audit committee. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'committee'
British English: committee /kəˈmɪtɪ/ NOUN
A committee is a group of people who represent a larger group or organization and make decisions for them.
...the Committee for Safety in Medicine.
- American English: committee
- Arabic: لـَجْنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: comitê
- Chinese: 委员会
- Croatian: povjerenstvo
- Czech: výbor
- Danish: komité
- Dutch: commissie
- European Spanish: comité
- Finnish: komitea
- French: comité
- German: Ausschuss
- Greek: επιτροπή
- Italian: comitato
- Japanese: 委員会
- Korean: 위원회
- Norwegian: komité
- Polish: komitet
- European Portuguese: comité
- Romanian: comitet
- Russian: комитет
- Spanish: comité
- Swedish: kommitté
- Thai: คณะกรรมการ
- Turkish: komite
- Ukrainian: комітет
- Vietnamese: ủy ban
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