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 Meanings and Examples of COMMITTEE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
committee
 n.  special group delegated to consider some matter
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  The first who attempted to pass a law to this effect was the tribune Terentillus, who proposed that a committee of five should be named to consider and regulate the power of the consuls.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXIX.
2  Nevertheless, the Senate defeated the bill, and a new conference committee was appointed.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
3  The committee was composed of about twenty-five of the most prominent and most influential white men of Georgia.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
4  All the members of this committee were white men except Bishop Grant, Bishop Gaines, and myself.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
5  The Mayor and several other city and state officials spoke before the committee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
6  I had never before appeared before such a committee, nor had I ever delivered any address in the capital of the Nation.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
7  I spoke for fifteen or twenty minutes, and was surprised at the close of my address to receive the hearty congratulations of the Georgia committee and of the members of Congress who were present.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
8  We were met by a committee in Atlanta.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
9  Early in the morning a committee called to escort me to my place in the procession which was to march to the Exposition grounds.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIII.
10  Harper, of the University of Chicago, who was chairman of the committee of invitations for the celebration to be held in the city of Chicago, to deliver one of the addresses at the celebration there.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
11  In addition to the executive council there is a financial committee of six, that meets every week and decides upon the expenditures for the week.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
12  Danglars was engaged at that moment, presiding over a railroad committee.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
13  A committee of twelve members was chosen to examine the proofs brought forward by Morcerf.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
14  I used all my influence with one of the committee, a young peer of my acquaintance, to get admission to one of the galleries.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
15  "I acknowledge it affected me, and, indeed, all the committee also," said Beauchamp.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
Example Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
16  A committee has been set up to organize social events in the college.
17  The committee is concerned about the large number of prisoners sharing cells.
18  The committee is concerned about players' behaviour, especially arguing with referees.
19  The committee concluded that the senators had engaged in improper conduct.
20  The members of the committee agreed to press for the conference to deal with the problem.
21  The committee is reviewing the current arrangement/situation.
22  But the ranking Democrat on the committee, Sen.
23  Only one Democrat on the committee, freshman Rep.
24  Henry Waxman, D-California, the committee's ranking Democrat, who had asked for the investigation.
25  The revelation was discussed at closed sessions of the Senate select committee on intelligence, chaired by Democrat David Boren.
26  His appointment must be confirmed by the Senate foreign relations committee, whose chairman is now the Democrat Joe Biden.
27  She sits on/is on the school's development committee.
28  The committee has been charged with the development of sport in the region.
29  The committee has called a meeting to discuss the president's death.
30  The committee are busy laying down a general policy.