select committee

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Origin of select committee

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90
Also called special committee.
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Related Words for select committee

panel, council, quango

British Dictionary definitions for select committee

select committee

noun
  1. (in Britain) a small committee composed of members of parliament, set up by either House of Parliament to investigate and report back on a specified matter of interest
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