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English definition of “task”

task

noun [C]     /tɑːsk/
B2 a piece of work, especially something unpleasant or difficult: [+ of + doing sth] I was given the task of sorting out all the stuff in the garage.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
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