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Subcommittee vs. Committee — What's the Difference?

Subcommittee vs. Committee — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Subcommittee and Committee

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Subcommittee

A subordinate committee composed of members appointed from a main committee.
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Committee

A committee or commission is a body of one or more persons subordinate to an assembly. A committee is not itself considered to be a form of assembly.
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Subcommittee

A committee formed by an existing committee, comprising a subset of its members.
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Committee

A group of people appointed for a specific function by a larger group and typically consisting of members of that group
A committee meeting
The housing committee
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Subcommittee

An under committee; a part or division of a committee.
Yet by their sequestrators and subcommittees abroad . . . those orders were commonly disobeyed.
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Committee

A person entrusted with the charge of another person or another person's property.
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Subcommittee

A subset of committee members organized for a specific purpose
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Committee

A group of people officially delegated to perform a function, such as investigating, considering, reporting, or acting on a matter. See Usage Note at collective noun.
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Committee

(Archaic) A person to whom a trust or charge is committed.
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Committee

A body of one or more persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols.
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Committee

(archaic) A guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after themself.
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Committee

One or more persons elected or appointed, to whom any matter or business is referred, either by a legislative body, or by a court, or by any collective body of men acting together.
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Committee

One to whom the charge of the person or estate of another, as of a lunatic, is committed by suitable authority; a guardian.
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Committee

A special group delegated to consider some matter;
A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours
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Committee

A self-constituted organization to promote something
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