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task force

noun [C usually singular]    
a group of people who are brought together to do a particular job , or a large military group who have a military aim to achieve : Retired teachers have formed a task force to help schools in the area .Parts of armies and groups of servicemen
(Definition of task force noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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