Definition of select committee in English:

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select committee

Pronunciation: /səˈlekt kəˈmidē/

noun

A small legislative committee appointed for a special purpose: [in titles]: the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
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  • The Government is not in charge of select committees - select committees are.
  • It is a reality that all members of the House, at some stage or other, have to take leave from the Chamber to attend select committees and caucus committees, and for other natural reasons.
  • Yet again I am appalled by the way this Government rams legislation through select committees.

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Syllabification: se·lect com·mit·tee

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