Committee

Definition of Committee

Com`mit`tee´
n.1.One or more persons elected or appointed, to whom any matter or business is referred, either by a legislative body, or by a court, or by any collective body of men acting together.
Committee of the whole [house]
a committee, embracing all the members present, into which a legislative or deliberative body sometimes resolves itself, for the purpose of considering a particular measure under the operation of different rules from those governing the general legislative proceedings. The committee of the whole has its own chairman, and reports its action in the form of recommendations.
Standing committee
See under Standing.
1.(Law) One to whom the charge of the person or estate of another, as of a lunatic, is committed by suitable authority; a guardian.

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