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task force

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Organizations, Military
task forceˈtask force noun [countable]  1 SSOGROUP OF PEOPLEa group formed for a short time to deal with a particular problemtask force on a task force on health care reform2 PMa military force sent to a place for a special purpose
Examples from the Corpus
task forceThe city of Portland and a task force created by Gov.a government task force on urban educationSo the league set up a second task force, to examine the quality issue.Sanitation: A special task force shall be assigned to clean up all vacant lots and trashed areas throughout the deprived areas.But, no, the Secretary of State decided to make him joint vice-chairman of his standards task force.The task force met for the first time in November.
From Longman Business Dictionarytask forceˈtask force [countable] a group formed for a short time to deal with a particular problemManagement gave a task force only five months to do two years of research-and-development work. force
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