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comité

English translation of comité

committee

The French word 'comité' is used similar to the English word 'committee'. It represents a group of people appointed for a specific function, usually consisting of members who have a particular interest or expertise in a particular area. This term can be used in various contexts, like in business where there is a 'comité de direction' (management committee), or in events where there might be a 'comité d'organisation' (organising committee).


Example sentences using: comité

Le comité a organisé une réunion ce matin.

English translation of Le comité a organisé une réunion ce matin.

The committee organized a meeting this morning.

This sentence implies an action taken by a committee to organize a meeting. 'Ce matin' means 'this morning', referring to when the meeting took place.

Il fait partie du comité de gestion de l'école.

English translation of Il fait partie du comité de gestion de l'école.

He is part of the school management committee.

This phrase states that a person (implied by 'he') is a member of a school's management committee.

La décision a été prise par le comité

English translation of La décision a été prise par le comité

The decision was made by the committee

In this sentence, it is stated that a decision has been made and the party responsible for it is 'the committee'.

J'aimerais rejoindre le comité.

English translation of J'aimerais rejoindre le comité.

I would like to join the committee.

This phrase expresses the speaker's desire to join the committee. 'J'aimerais' expresses a softer, more polite form of desire.

Le comité est responsable de l'organisation du festival.

English translation of Le comité est responsable de l'organisation du festival.

The committee is responsible for organizing the festival.

This sentence implies the responsibilities of 'the committee', which is in this case the organization of a festival.

Il a été nommé président du comité.

English translation of Il a été nommé président du comité.

He was named chairman of the committee.

This sentence refers to someone who has been appointed as the head or leader ('président') of the committee.

Le comité de sélection a annoncé les gagnants.

English translation of Le comité de sélection a annoncé les gagnants.

The selection committee announced the winners.

This phrase is about the action taken by a specific committee ('comité de sélection') that announces the winners of a competition or selection process.

Le comité a pris en compte toutes les propositions.

English translation of Le comité a pris en compte toutes les propositions.

The committee took into account all the proposals.

This phrase tells us that the committee reviewed or considered ('a pris en compte') all the proposals they received.

Le comité a rejeté l'idée.

English translation of Le comité a rejeté l'idée.

The committee rejected the idea.

In this sentence, the committee is the subject who takes the act of declining or not accepting ('a rejeté') a certain idea.

Le rapport du comité a été publié hier.

English translation of Le rapport du comité a été publié hier.

The committee's report was published yesterday.

Refers to a report that a committee had drafted and circulated (published), which occurred a day (yesterday) prior.

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