a permanent committee, as of a legislature, society, etc., intended to consider all matters pertaining to a designated subject.
(initial capital letters) the highest policymaking body of the Chinese Communist Party, composed of top party leaders from the Politburo.
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How to use standing committee in a sentence
But, he says, the existence of a standing committee whose sole purpose is investigating new pathogens will make it easier to achieve that needed cooperation in the future.It May Be Too Late to Find the Origin of COVID-19. The WHO Is Trying Anyway | Jamie Ducharme | October 19, 2021 | Time
Kim Yo Jong is the wife of Choe Ryong-hae, the country’s second-highest leader as head of the standing committee of the Supreme People’s Assembly.New Kim Jong Un Purge Suggests North Korea Is in Deep Shit | Donald Kirk | July 9, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Zhou, a staunch supporter of Bo, was rumored to have designated Bo as his successor inside the Politburo standing committee.China’s Corruption Purge: The Fall of Zhou Yongkang | Wenguang Huang, Ho Pin | December 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Four of the seven Politburo standing committee members, including Xi, are princelings.
The shortlist to fill the other slots on the standing committee contains several notable princelings.
Later, when strikes multiplied, the Union limited the right to claim strike aid and appointed a standing committee on mediation.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States | Selig Perlman
I, however, accepted the place of chairman of the standing committee.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love | Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
The next morning a standing committee of sixty was chosen, one from each township.Albert Gallatin | John Austin Stevens
As his final act Colonel Cook, the chairman of the standing committee of sixty, indorsed the resolution adopted.Albert Gallatin | John Austin Stevens
There was an effort during this convention to secure in Congress a "standing committee on the rights of women."The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2) | Ida Husted Harper
British Dictionary definitions for standing committee
a permanent committee appointed to deal with a specified subject
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