noun 1. the act of committing or entrusting a person, group, etc., with supervisory power or authority. 2. an authoritative order, charge, or direction. 3. authority granted for a particular action or function. 4. a document granting such authority. 5. a document conferring authority issued by the president of the U.S. to officers in the […]
[suhb-kuh-mit-ee] /ˈsʌb kəˌmɪt i/ noun 1. a secondary committee appointed out of a main committee. subcommittee /ˈsʌbkəˌmɪtɪ/ noun 1. a distinct and often subordinate division of a committee
[suhb-kuh-myoo-ni-tee, suhb-kuh-myoo-] /ˈsʌb kəˌmyu nɪ ti, ˌsʌb kəˈmyu-/ noun, plural subcommunities. 1. a self-contained community usually within the suburbs of a large urban area.
noun 1. an automobile that is smaller than a compact.