a permanent committee, as of a legislature, society, etc., intended to consider all matters pertaining to a designated subject.
(initial capital letters) the highest policymaking body of the Chinese Communist Party, composed of top party leaders from the Politburo.
a permanent committee appointed to deal with a specified subject
noun 1. the totality of living things in an ecosystem at a given time. 2. a growing crop.
noun 1. a tall decorative cup of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, having a raised cover.
noun 1. a plant, Ipomopsis rubra, of the southern U.S., having feathery leaves and clusters of red and yellow flowers.
- Standing joke
noun something that is familiar to two or more people and gives them continual amusement standing joke Something that is always funny even though it is often repeated. For example, Mary’s “Dennis who?” when her husband is mentioned is a standing joke around here. This idiom employs standing in the sense of “established” or “regular,” […]