- com·mit·tee·ism, com·mit·tee·ship, noun
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How to use committee in a sentence
While 19 percent of the House is female, just one woman will get to chair one of its 20 committees.
In 2008, Huckabee raised a little over $16 million, with less than $55,000 coming from political action committees.
This is a job for independent committees, like Bowles-Simpson, not a partisan slugfest.
“He had sat on a hundred different Committees of Responsibility,” writes King.
We tried to become involved with committees that affect us and policing before Ferguson.SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson | Tim Mak | December 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mr. Grierson was, perhaps, the ablest witness before Parliamentary Committees the railway service ever had, which is saying much.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Mr. Pope greatly admired candour, and indeed I found myself that candour always told with the Committees.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Another committee for the same purpose is also in formation, and the two committees will either amalgamate or work together.Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts | George Cruikshank
These committees within the various colonies became very active and persuasive.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
She was called upon several times by committees sent from the revolutionary tribunal for examination.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for committee
(kəˈmɪtɪ) a group of people chosen or appointed to perform a specified service or function
(ˌkɒmɪˈtiː) (formerly) a person to whom the care of a mentally incompetent person or his property was entrusted by a court: See also receiver (def. 2)
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