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working party

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1. a committee established to investigate a problem, question, etc
2. (Military) a group of soldiers or prisoners assigned to perform some manual task or duty
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Noun1.working party - a group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved; "the working group was supposed to report back in two weeks"
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
expedition - an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose; "an expedition was sent to explore Mars"
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working party

n (Brit) → commissione f d'inchiesta
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Collectively, the working groups have produced two assessment reports, the most recent in 1995.
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