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(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?) From commit +‎ -ee, else revival of Anglo-Norman commite, past participle of commettre (to commit), from Latin committere, from con- (with) + mittere (to send).

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group of persons
person in charge of another

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committee (plural committees)

  1. a body of one or more persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols
  2. (archaic) a guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after himself or herself.

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