Definition of action committee in English:

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action committee

Pronunciation: /ˈakSHən kəˈmidē/
(also action group)


A body formed to campaign politically, typically on a particular issue.
Example sentences
  • He said the long term viability of the house could be worked out with the assistance of the action group and the bodies represented in it.
  • The latest march is being organised by an action group formed by meatworkers and residents.
  • After the first flood, we had set up an action group to campaign for flood defences for Malton and Norton.

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Syllabification: ac·tion com·mit·tee

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