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task force

noun [C]     ( 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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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