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audit committee n
: a corporate committee made up of usually outside directors who review audits and evaluations of the corporation and its officers
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.