Definition of steering committee in English:

steering committee

(British steering group)


  • A committee that decides on the priorities or order of business of an organization and manages the general course of its operations.

    • ‘Already, there are over 500 tenants involved in the steering groups of these new organisations.’
    • ‘The meeting held to raise awareness, support and also to organise a steering group to actualise the above goals.’
    • ‘The new club is run by a steering committee and has sub committees of Boat fishing, Shore fishing, Boat owners and Juniors.’
    • ‘A steering group and a committee had been formed, but more members were needed.’
    • ‘Together, Berte and McKinstry organized a steering committee to come up with a plan of action.’
    • ‘The training will also assist in building consensus and interaction among the teams, particularly the planning committees and steering committees for the project.’
    • ‘The steering committee includes people from the public, private, voluntary and community groups.’
    • ‘The steering committee decides what goes on the site and makes sure it is kept current.’
    • ‘However I hope that the steering group and sub committees do not get hijacked by certain groups whom hold extreme views and personal agendas.’
    • ‘The festival steering group is committed to organic growth.’
    • ‘A steering committee of 10 business people and residents has already approached Bendigo Bank.’
    • ‘Then corporate real estate worked collaboratively with business units, setting up real estate steering committees that included top business unit leaders.’
    • ‘Dr Murray wants to set up a steering committee of school principals, the police and parents to work on attracting funding for the project.’
    • ‘Citizens will be organized into ward committees, ULB committees and steering committees.’
    • ‘Expelling somebody is the business of the steering committee.’
    • ‘At a packed public meeting, in the village hall, residents decided to form a steering committee to spearhead their campaign.’
    • ‘Although run through the council, The Centre is led by a steering group of partner agencies, including Age Concern, the police and residents.’
    • ‘This has been paid for and printed by one of the businesses on the steering committee, CGU Life.’
    • ‘A steering committee and a finance committee have been put in place and a series of further meetings will take place during the summer.’
    • ‘Of course, men were involved in the steering group, the corporate body that implemented their plan and the parliament that approved it.’


steering committee

/ˈsti(ə)riNG kəˌmidē/