Meaning of “task force” in the English Dictionary

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"task force" in British English

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task forcenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈtɑːsk ˌfɔːs/ us /ˈtæsk ˌfɔːrs/

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.

(Definition of “task force” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"task force" in American English

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task forcenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtæsk ˌfɔrs/

a group of people working together to do a particular job, esp. to solve a problem

(Definition of “task force” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"task force" in Business English

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task forcenoun [ C ]

uk us UK also task group GOVERNMENT

a group of people that are brought together to do a particular job, especially when there is a problem to solve:

form/put together/set up a task force The task force was formed to draw up advertising budgets.
The recommendations were made by a citizens' task force on taxation.

(Definition of “task force” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)