task force

noun
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of task force

: a temporary grouping under one leader for the purpose of accomplishing a definite objective

Examples of task force in a Sentence

  1. They appointed a task force to review the situation.

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First Known Use of task force

1941

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TASK FORCE Defined for English Language Learners

task force

Definition of task force for English Language Learners

  • : a group of people who deal with a specific problem

  • : a military force that is sent to a particular place to deal with a problem


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