working group Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “working group” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of working group from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"working group" in Business English

See all translations

working groupnoun [C]

uk   us   ( UK also working party)
a ​smallgroup of ​people, for ​example, one chosen by a ​government, that ​studies a particular problem or ​situation and then ​reports on what it has discovered and gives suggestions: A ​highlyconfidentialdocument was ​distributed to all members of the ​workinggroup. The President's workinggroup on the ​financialmarkets has been ​holdingdailyconferencecalls to discuss the ​crisis.set up/establish/create a working group A ​joint EU-China ​workinggroup will be set up to ​look into ​revising the existing ​exchangeratemechanism.chair/head/lead a working group A new ​workinggroup, ​chaired by a ​former Bank of England ​director, will ​examine the need for more ​disclosure by ​privateequityfirms. The workinggrouprecommended that ​riskmanagement be ​tightened.
(Definition of working group from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of working group?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

procession

a line of people who are all walking or travelling in the same direction, especially in a formal way as part of a religious ceremony or public celebration

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More