Definition of Committees

1. Noun. (plural of committee) ¹



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Definition of Committees

1. committee [n] - See also: committee

Lexicographical Neighbors of Committees

committal to memory
committal to writing
committals
committed suicide
committedly
committedness
committee
committee meeting
committee member
committeeman
committeemen
committeepeople
committeeperson
committeepersons
committees (current term)
committeewoman
committeewomen
committer
committers
committest
committeth
committible
committing
committing suicide
commix
commixed
commixes
commixing
commixion

Literary usage of Committees

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"These bureaux served .some of the purposes of committees in the British ... Several of these committees encroached upon the ministerial departments; ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of war risk insurance. Division of military and naval insurance, United States (1917)
"LOCAL committees. An important factor in the department's work is the chain of local committees.4 The personnel of these committees is drawn, almost without ..."

3. Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and Rules of the House of Representatives by Clarence A. Cannon, United States Congress. House, Thomas Jefferson (1919)
"Annual clerks of committees are authorized by a resolution reported by the Committee on Accounts and agreed to by the House (IV, 4534), and session clerks ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"The suggested plan of appointment of the administration committees primarily by the board or council, the president filling the vacancies that occur each ..."

5. The Constitutional Convention: Its History, Powers, and Modes of Proceeding by John Alexander Jameson (1867)
"Tallmadge, it was urged, that if all the reports were ac- accompanied by statements of the reasons which induced the committees to adopt them, ..."

6. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1891)
"The motion to establish a system of intercolonial committees of correspondence was made by the youthful Dabney Carr, and eloquently supported by Patrick ..."

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