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political action committee

n.
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political action committee

A committee of special-interest groups, such as business or labor, formed to raise funds for the campaign of a political candidate.
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Noun1.political action committee - committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidatespolitical action committee - committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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