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task force

noun [C]  /ˈtæsk ˌfɔrs/ us  
a group of people working together to do a particular job, esp. to solve a problem
Translations of “task force”
in Chinese (Traditional) 特別工作組, 特遣部隊…
in Russian оперативная группа…
in Turkish görev gücü/kuvveti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 特别工作组, 特遣部队…
in Polish oddział specjalny, grupa robocza…
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