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subcommittee

[ suhb-kuh-mit-ee ]
/ ˈsʌb kəˌmɪt i /
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noun

a secondary committee appointed out of a main committee.

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Origin of subcommittee

First recorded in 1600–10; sub- + committee
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British Dictionary definitions for subcommittee

subcommittee
/ (ˈsʌbkəˌmɪtɪ) /

noun

a distinct and often subordinate division of a committee
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