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committee British & World English

A group of people appointed for a specific function by a larger group and typically consisting of members of that group

Rules Committee British & World English

A house of a US federal or state legislature responsible for expediting the passage of bills

committee stage British & World English

The third of five stages of a bill’s progress through Parliament when it may be debated and amended

Watch Committee British & World English

(In the UK) the committee of a county borough council dealing with policing and public lighting

select committee British & World English

A small legislative committee appointed for a special purpose

steering committee British & World English

A committee that decides on the priorities or order of business of an organization and manages the general course of its operations

standing committee British & World English

A permanent committee that meets regularly

vigilance committee British & World English

A group of vigilantes

political action committee British & World English

(In the US) an organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation, particularly at the federal level

committee of the whole British & World English

The entire membership of a legislative body when sitting as a committee

Committee of Public Safety British & World English

A French governing body set up in April 1793, during the Revolution. Under the influence of Robespierre it initiated the Terror but it was dissolved in 1795

Economic and Social Committee British & World English

A consultative body of the European Union, set up in 1957 and composed of representatives of the member states. It meets in Brussels

Federal Open Market Committee British & World English

A committee of the Federal Reserve Board that meets regularly to set monetary policy, including the interest rates that are charged to banks

House Un-American Activities Committee British & World English

A committee of the US House of Representatives established in 1938 to investigate subversives. It became notorious for its zealous investigations of alleged communists, particularly in the late 1940s, although it was originally intended to pursue Fascists also

Judicial Committee of the Privy Council British & World English

(In the UK) a court made up of members of the House of Lords and others, which considers appeals made to the Sovereign in Council concerning decisions of some Commonwealth courts outside the UK

subcommittee British & World English

A committee composed of some members of a larger committee, board, or other body and reporting to it

action group British & World English

A body formed to campaign politically on a particular issue

action committee in action group British & World English

A body formed to campaign politically on a particular issue

National Hunt British & World English

The body controlling steeplechasing and hurdle racing in Great Britain

National Hunt Committee in National Hunt British & World English

The body controlling steeplechasing and hurdle racing in Great Britain

Committee of the whole House in committee British & World English

(In the UK) the whole House of Commons when sitting as a committee

committee English-Spanish

comité masculine, comisión feminine

action committee English-Spanish

comité, comisión

advisory committee English-Spanish

comisión, comité

hanging committee English-Spanish

jurado que selecciona las obras que se han de exponer

standing committee English-Spanish

comisión feminine permanente

select committee English-Spanish

comisión investigadora compuesta por diputados del gobierno y la oposición

executive committee English-Spanish

comisión, comité

Ways and Means Committee English-Spanish

comité gubernamental que supervisa las decisiones y la legislación en materia de finanzas

Economic and Finance Committee English-Spanish

Comité masculine Económico y Financiero

Committee of Permanent Representatives English-Spanish

Comité masculine de Representantes Permanentes

Select Committee in select committee English-Spanish

comisión investigadora compuesta por diputados del gobierno y la oposición

joint committee in joint English-Spanish

comisión feminine mixta

works committee in works English-Spanish

comité masculine de empresa

an all-party committee in all-party English-Spanish

una comisión integrada por miembros de todos los partidos

to be on a committee in committee English-Spanish

ser* miembro de un comité


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