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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. chair/head/lead a task force The recommendations were made by a citizens' task force on taxation. an education/fraud/energy task force
(Definition of task force from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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