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PAC 1

 (păk)
n.
A private entity formed by business, labor, or other special-interest groups that can raise money to use for support of a political party or campaign but typically is required to abide by limits on contributions and expenditures.

[p(olitical) a(ction) c(ommittee).]

PAC 2

abbr.
premature atrial contraction

pac

also pack  (păk)
n.
1. A moccasin or soft shoe worn inside a boot.
2. A shoepac.

[Short for shoepac, alteration (influenced by shoe) of pidgin Delaware seppock, shoe, from Unami Delaware chípahko, shoes.]

PAC

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Pan-Africanist Congress

pac

(pæk)

n.
1. a soft, heelless shoe worn as a liner inside an overshoe.
[1870–75, Amer.; extracted from shoepac]

PAC

(pæk)

n., pl. PAC's, PACs.
political action committee.

Pac.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PAC - committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidatesPAC - 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
Translations

PAC

abbr premature atrial contraction. V. contraction.
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Regarding his own PAC membership, the railways minister said, 'Prime Minister Imran Khan inquired himself whether a minister can become a member of the PAC.' Rashid clarified, 'I have no issue with any PTI member and did not ask to become PAC member myself.
'There is no tradition of any federal minister becoming a part of any standing committee including the PAC. The federal ministers only participate in meetings related to the committees of their ministries,' said an MNA while requesting anonymity.
The petitioner, Advocate Riaz Hanif Rahi, said in his plea that Sharif, who is also opposition leader in the National Assembly (NA), is not eligible to serve as the PAC chairman.
As per details, the lawyer of the petitioner argued that appointing Shehbaz as chairman of PAC is like 'ridiculing the constitution', thus IHC should dismiss the Opposition Leader of the National Assembly from the top post of PAC.
Soon after his election, Mr Sharif summoned the first formal meeting of the PAC on Dec 28.
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