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1. A man who is a member of a committee.
2. A man who is a party leader of a ward or precinct.
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n, pl -men
chiefly US a member of one or more committees
comˈmitteeˌwoman fem n
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com•mit•tee•man(kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmæn)
n., pl. -men (-mən, -ˌmɛn)
1. a member of a committee.
2. the leader of a political ward or precinct.
usage: See -man.
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