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Central Committee

noun
1.
(in Communist parties) the body responsible for party policy between meetings of the party congress: in practice, it is in charge of day-to-day operations of the party bureaucracy
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  • Have you forgot there's two delegates here from the central committee?

  • Was the central committee of the Soviet invested with actual power?

    The Russian Turmoil

    Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • You know, I expect, that they mean to put you at the head of the central committee?

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo
  • The conference was attended by the members of the central committee as well as by 1,150 delegates from local party organizations.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The central committee is a large working party organ, which in 1973 included 147 members and 110 candidate (nonvoting) members.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • About half of the sixty-one members of the central committee were also related.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • The central committee is without a mandate and in no wise holds Paris.

  • The incident had occurred, but the central committee triumphed.

  • The central committee took advantage of this change of opinion.

  • The central committee does not pretend to share in the government.

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