Correct spelling, explaination: committee first known usage is from 15th century and it described a person who was committed, for example trust. The word originates in Latin, as in committere, which transformed to Middle English committe. This spelling points to committee as the correct form, as it has double t, making
commitee a wrong spelling.
Definition of committee:
noun, a group of people who are chosen to stay in charge of something, investigate or judge
Disciplinary committee was established to look into this case.
The committee will take care of this issue on the next meeting.
Incorrect spelling, explaination: this spelling is wrong, because it lacks double consonant t, which is present in all previous form of the word (Latin, French and Middle English). Therefore committee is the correct form;
commitee is a misspelling.
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