Individual or a group, appointed by an agency, authority, or larger assembly, to whom a matter is referred, or is committed for attention, investigation, analysis, or resolution. A committee has no power per se, except the power(s) assigned to it by its appointer.

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  • If you want to make a big change to your company you may have to take the idea to a committee for approval.

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  • When trying to make a new risky venture you may have to take it up to a committee to see if they will allow it.

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  • After the recent hacking incident, the tech company decided to form a security committee to make sure that all necessary steps were taken to ensure company safety.

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