The definition of a committee is a group of people who have been assembled, especially for a specific purpose.(noun)
An example of a committee is a group of people assembled for the purpose of fundraising.
See committee in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME committe, a representative < Anglo-Fr commité, pp. (for Fr commis) of commettre, to commit < L committere: see commit
See committee in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Middle English committe, trustee
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman comité
Origin: , past participle of cometre, to commit
Origin: , from Latin committere; see commit.
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