select committee

Definitions

Information & Library Science

  • noun a government committee chosen to do a particular task in a limited time

Politics

  • noun
    (written as Select Committee)
    a special committee with members representing various political parties, which examines the work of a government department or a particular problem in the House of Commons
  • noun
    (written as Select Committee)
    a committee set up for a special purpose, usually to investigate something
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