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Meaning of "select committee" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SELECT COMMITTEE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SELECT COMMITTEE

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Select committee is a noun.
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WHAT DOES SELECT COMMITTEE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Select committee

A select committee is a committee made up of a small number of parliamentary members appointed to deal with particular areas or issues originating in the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy. Select committees exist in the British Parliament, as well as in other parliaments based on the Westminster model, such as those in Australia, Canada and New Zealand. It is a special subcommittee of a legislature or assembly governed under a committee system, like Robert's Rules of Order. They are often investigative in nature, collecting data or evidence for a law or problem, and will dissolve immediately after they report their findings to their superiors. These are very common in government legislatures, and are used to solve special problems, hence their name.

Definition of select committee in the English dictionary

The definition of select committee in the dictionary is a small committee composed of members of parliament, set up by either House of Parliament to investigate and report back on a specified matter of interest.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SELECT COMMITTEE

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selection
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selectionist
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selective abortion
selective amnesia
selective attention
selective breeding
selective memory
selective service
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WORDS THAT END LIKE SELECT COMMITTEE

action committee
Central Committee
committee
disciplinary committee
Education Committee
executive committee
Internal Security Committee
International Olympic Committee
joint committee
management committee
National Executive Committee
planning committee
policy committee
School Committee
selection committee
senate committee
settee
standing committee
steering committee
subcommittee
works committee

Synonyms and antonyms of select committee in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «select committee» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SELECT COMMITTEE

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The translations of select committee from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «select committee» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

专责委员会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

comisión investigadora
570 millions of speakers

English

select committee
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रवर समिति
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جنة مختارة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Специальная комиссия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

comitê
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নির্বাচন কমিটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

commission parlementaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pilih jawatankuasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Untersuchungsausschuss
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

特別委員会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

특별 위원회
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pilih panitia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chọn ủy ban
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தேர்வு குழு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निवड समिती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Komiteyi seç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

commissione d´inchiesta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

komitet
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Translator English - Ukrainian

спеціальна комісія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

selectați comisie
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

επιλέξτε επιτροπή
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

kies komitee
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

utskott
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Select Committee
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of select committee

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SELECT COMMITTEE»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about select committee

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SELECT COMMITTEE»

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Report of the Select Committee of the House of Assembly: ...
4 on Notice Paper of to-day being read, Mr. Dutton moved — That a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into Building and Friendly Societies, and to devise such steps as may be deemed desirable effectually to secure the interests of the ...
South Australia. Parliament. House of Assembly. Select Committee on the Working of Building and Friendly Societies, 1860
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REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON KING'S PRINTERS' PATENT
Sureties to be mlntoT Costs of Appeal. such Petition, together with the Report of the Committee upon the Bill, and the Minutes and Evidence taken before such Committee, to a Select Committee of Seven Members of the House, to be chosen  ...
‎1837
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Report from the Select Committee on Indian Territories: ...
Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the Operation of the Act 3 & 4 Will. 4, c. 85, for effecting an Arrangement with the East India Company, and for the better Government of Her Majesty's Indian Territories till the 30th ...
Great Britain House of Commons Select Committee on Indian Territories, 1853
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First-[third] report from the Select Committee of the House ...
and to report thereon to the House : and to whom were referred the papers and accounts of the North Wales Railway Company : together with the minutes of evidence and an appendix : evidence taken on the 19th, 21st, 26th, and 28th ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. Select Committee to Consider Amending the Railway Acts, 1849
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Senate Select Committee on Ethics: A Brief History of Its ...
A Brief History of Its Evolution and Jurisdiction Mildred L. Amer. raised by a Senator or the staff of the committee; (2) a list by number and category of alleged violations that were dismissed; (3) the number of alleged violations for which the  ...
Mildred L. Amer, 2011
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Report of the Select committee appointed to prepare a ...
House of Delegates, Maryland. General Assembly. House of Delegates. Select Committee on the Resources of Maryland, General Assembly, Select Committee on the Resources of Maryland, Maryland. HOUSE OF DELEGATES-CWnme*/.
House of Delegates, Maryland. General Assembly. House of Delegates. Select Committee on the Resources of Maryland, General Assembly, Select Committee on the Resources of Maryland, Maryland
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Report from the Select Committee ...: together with the ...
THIRD REPORT OF SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE SUBJECT OP THE WELLAND CANAL. i MINUTES OF EVIDENCE TAKEN BEFORE THE SELECT COMMITTEE APPOINTED. To tfi£ Honorable, the Commons House of Assembly, Your ...
Province of Ontario. Welland Canal Committee, 1836
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A Review of the report of a select committee of the house of ...
REVIEW,. &c. Ihe real cause of the depression and distress of the West India planters may be so clearly inferred from the concluding remarks in the Report, of which the following pages are a review, that we may very properly commence with ...
James Cropper, 1833
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Appendix to the Report from the Select Committee of the ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on the East India Company, East India Company. Court of Directors. APPENDIX, No. 3. DIGEST of EVIDENCE given before the Commons' Committee, 1832, on Commercial ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on the East India Company, East India Company. Court of Directors, 1833
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Report from the Select Committee Appointed to Prepare ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select committee to prepare estimates of the charge of the disembodied militia of Great Britain and Ireland. REPORT. THE SELECT COMMITTEE appointed to prepare ESTIMATES of the ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select committee to prepare estimates of the charge of the disembodied militia of Great Britain and Ireland, 1834

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SELECT COMMITTEE»

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Rajya Sabha panel committee steamrolls Congress demands on GST
NEW DELHI: The Rajya Sabha select committee on GST cleared its draft report by supporting the larger points proposed by the government in the bill and by ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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Frank Field, Jesse Norman and Meg Hillier elected to chair committees
Frank Field, Jesse Norman, Keith Vaz, and Meg Hillier are among the MPs who have been elected to chair departmental select committees, the Speaker, John ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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KK Mani submits states' views on GST to RS Select Committee
During the meeting, sources said, various aspects of the legislation were discussed. The 21-member Select Committee is headed by BJP MP Bhupender Yadav. «Economic Times, Jun 15»
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Euthanasia select committee push
A select committee inquiry into whether euthanasia should be legalised is looking more likely after the Prime Minister backed the idea. Lecretia Seales. «Radio New Zealand, Jun 15»
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Benghazi Committee Unintentionally Renames Itself 'Committee on …
WASHINGTON -- No, the Select Committee on Benghazi has not actually changed its name, but the way a headline on its website was constructed may suggest ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
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State Lawmakers' Offices Rake In Money For 'Select' Committees
SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — The California Assembly Select Committee on Community Colleges met just once in its two-year existence, but it provided its ... «CBS Local, Apr 15»
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Sex crime suspects deserve anonymity, MPs say
The Home Affairs Select Committee said sexual offence suspects deserved the right to anonymity, unless they were charged or police needed to name them. «BBC News, Mar 15»
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Police Minister Michael Woodhouse tight-lipped on Sabin briefing
Meanwhile, Prime Minister John Key says he stands by his decision not to stand former Mike Sabin down as a select committee chairman when he knew Mr ... «New Zealand Herald, Feb 15»
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Select committee clears insurance Bill
The passage of the contentious insurance amendment Bill in Parliament looks unstoppable now with differences being ironed out at the select committee of the ... «Business Standard, Dec 14»
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CAMHS are working in the dark due to data drought, MPs warn
The report by Parliament's Health Select Committee found “serious and deeply ingrained problems” within CAMHS and highlighted the data shortage as a major ... «Communitycare.co.uk, Nov 14»

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