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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A group of people selected to work on a project.

Usage examples (39)
  • Valerie volunteered to be on the committee.
  • A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours - Milton Berle
  • It looks like Chicken's Don't Have Armpits isn't even going to be a choice that the title committee will look at.
  • Who was it who said that a committee is the only known form of life having many stomachs and no brain? for more
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  • The "committee" (group of people assembled to investigate, report, or decide something) used every "comity" (diplomatic or legal courtesy) to advance their efforts.
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