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 (kə-mĭt′ē-mən, -măn′)
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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(kəˈmɪtɪmən; -ˌmæn)
n, pl -men
chiefly US a member of one or more committees
comˈmitteeˌwoman fem n
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(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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Noun1.committeeman - a man who is a member of committee
committee member - a member of a committee
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n pl <-men> (esp US)
(= member of committee)Komiteemitglied nt
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