committee of the whole

комитет полного состава

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • committee of the whole — committee of the whole: the whole membership of a legislative house (as the House of Representatives) sitting as a committee and operating under informal parliamentary rules – called also Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union;… …   Law dictionary

  • Committee of the whole — Whole Whole, n. 1. The entire thing; the entire assemblage of parts; totality; all of a thing, without defect or exception; a thing complete in itself. [1913 Webster] This not the whole of life to live, Nor all of death to die. J. Montgomery.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • committee of the whole — ☆ committee of the whole n. a committee comprising all the members of a legislative body, etc. under more informal rules than those used in a regular session …   English World dictionary

  • Committee of the Whole — A Committee of the Whole is a device in which a legislative body or other deliberative assembly is considered one large committee. All members of the legislative body are members of such a committee. This is usually done for the purposes of… …   Wikipedia

  • committee of the whole — or committee of the whole house : a committee consisting of the whole membership of a legislative house and operating with its own chairman under informal and flexible rules for the purpose of considering a particular measure or some special… …   Useful english dictionary

  • committee of the whole — commit′tee of the whole′ n. gov a committee composed of all the members of a legislative body, meeting under relaxed rules in order to expedite business • Etymology: 1745–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • committee of the whole — Date: 1775 the whole membership of a legislative house sitting as a committee and operating under informal rules …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • committee of the whole — the entire membership of a legislative body, sitting in a deliberative rather than a legislative capacity, for informal debate and preliminary consideration of matters awaiting legislative action. [1745 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Committee of the whole house — Committee Com*mit tee, n. [Cf. OF. comit[ e] company, and LL. comitatus jurisdiction or territory of a count, county, assize, army. The word was apparently influenced by the verb commit, but not directly formed from it. Cf. {County}.] One or more …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Committee of the Whole (short story) — Committee of the Whole Author Frank Herbert Country  United States Language …   Wikipedia

  • Committee of the whole House — ► Committee of the whole House the whole House of Commons when sitting as a committee. Main Entry: ↑committee …   English terms dictionary

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