steering committee


noun

a committee, especially of a deliberative or legislative body, charged with preparing the agenda of a session.

Nearby words

  1. steerageway,
  2. steerer,
  3. steerhide,
  4. steering,
  5. steering column,
  6. steering gear,
  7. steering wheel,
  8. steersman,
  9. steeve,
  10. stefan dušan

Origin of steering committee

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for steering committee

steering committee

noun

a committee set up to prepare and arrange topics to be discussed, the order of business, etc, for a legislative assembly or other body
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