Examples from the Web for committee
But Chechen leader Kadyrov does not think that Committee Against Torture was needed in Chechnya.Putin’s Favorite Acolyte Terrorizes Human Rights Activists|Anna Nemtsova|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Team Christie has greeted the committee's news with somewhat predictable gloating.Democrats Clear Christie In Bridgegate Investigation|Olivia Nuzzi|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The committee recommended a single—and simple—principle be applied to the law, that of consent.
When he was appointed few expected that he would be able to guide his committee to a radical conclusion but he did.
Resources were promptly diverted to rescue those under attack, the committee found.Congress Debunks Congress’s Nuttiest Benghazi Theories|Ben Jacobs|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A committee was also appointed to bring in an estimate of money necessary to be raised.The Colonization of North America|Herbert Eugene Bolton
For about four months he served on the Committee at a great personal sacrifice.Chitta Ranjan|Sukumar Ranjan Das
Burr, in committee, frankly declared that the surplus was to establish a bank, and Governor Jay signed the bill.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
Confident of their strength the committee set themselves to their task.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
There had been a meeting of the Committee, and the club was shut up.The Way We Live Now|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for committee
Word Origin for committee
Word Origin and History for committee
1620s, from commit + -ee, or else a revival of Anglo-French commite, past participle of commettre "to commit," from Latin committere "to unite, connect" (see commit). Originally "person to whom something is committed" (late 15c.); from 17c. in reference to a body of such people.