ad hoc committee



Committee formed for a specific task or objective, and dissolved after the completion of the task or achievement of the objective. Most committees (other than the standing committees) are of ad hoc type.

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  • With the office Christmas Party coming up in a month the Sales Director assembled an ad hoc committee of people in each department to plan the festivities.

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  • I was the chair of the ad hoc committee, but I knew that as soon as the project was over, I would go back to my lowly assistant position.

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  • Our ad hoc committee was working so good together and it made us all confident in what we were going to do next.

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