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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An established parliamentary or congressional committee to which all proposed legislation, messages, petitions, memorials and other matters regarding a defined scope of subjects get referred to and then returned to parliament or congress along with a recommended measure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Standing.
  • adj. in legislative bodies, etc., a committee appointed for the consideration of all subjects of a particular class which shall arise during the session or a stated period.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a permanent committee


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