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Central Committee

(in Communist parties) the body responsible for party policy between meetings of the party congress: in practice, it is in charge of day-to-day operations of the party bureaucracy
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  • The members of the central committee and of the Commune, their red scarfs over their shoulders, appeared on the platform.

  • Have you forgot there's two delegates here from the central committee?

  • The proclamations of the central committee, they said, did not announce any clearly defined politics.

  • Was the central committee of the Soviet invested with actual power?

    The Russian Turmoil Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • What has the central committee done in answer to these attacks?

  • You know, I expect, that they mean to put you at the head of the central committee?

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo
  • The fools reproach me that I have taken in every one here over the central committee and 'the innumerable branches.'

    The Possessed Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The conference was attended by the members of the central committee as well as by 1,150 delegates from local party organizations.

    Area Handbook for Romania Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • Because the party congress meets so infrequently, it delegates its functions to the central committee that it elects.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • This was the first official appearance of the central committee.

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