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committee of one

noun
1.
an individual person designated to function alone as a committee.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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Examples for committee of one
  • In other words, a committee is not a committee of one.
  • Dormer was appointed a committee of one to arrange for incorporation.

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