group of persons
  • enPR: kə-mĭtʹē, IPA: [kəˈmɪt.i]
person in charge of another
  • (British) IPA: [kɒmɪˈtiː]
  • (America) enPR: käm-ĭ-tēʹ, IPA: [kɑmɪˈtiː]

committee (plural committees)

  1. A body of one or more persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols.
  2. (archaic) A guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after himself or herself.

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