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standing committee

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a permanent committee appointed to deal with a specified subject

stand′ing commit`tee


n.
a permanent committee, as of a legislature, dealing with a designated subject.
[1900–05]
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Noun1.standing committee - a permanent committee
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
Ways and Means Committee - a permanent committee of the United States House of Representatives that makes recommendations to the US House on all bills that would raise revenue
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standing committee

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ISLAMABAD -- Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser Thursday said Parliament being the representative of people should legislate for welfare of the masses and the role of standing committees could not be denied in this regard.
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