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Meaning of “working group” in the English Dictionary

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

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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)
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