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task force

n.
1. A temporary grouping of military units or forces under one commander for the performance of a specific operation or assignment.
2. A temporary grouping of individuals and resources for the accomplishment of a specific objective: a presidential task force to fight drug trafficking.

task force

n
1. (Military) a temporary grouping of military units formed to undertake a specific mission
2. any semipermanent organization set up to carry out a continuing task

task′ force`


n.
1. a group of military units brought together under one command for a specific operation.
2. a group or committee, as of experts, formed to examine or solve a specific problem.
[1940–45]

task force

1. A temporary grouping of units, under one commander, formed for the purpose of carrying out a specific operation or mission.
2. A semi-permanent organization of units, under one commander, formed for the purpose of carrying out a continuing specific task.
3. A component of a fleet organized by the commander of a task fleet or higher authority for the accomplishment of a specific task or tasks. Also called TF. See also force.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.task force - a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.task force - a semipermanent unit created to carry out a continuing task
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"
Translations
قُوَّة المُهِمّات الصَّعْبَه
speciální jednotka
specialstyrke
séròjálfuî hersveit
špeciálna jednotka
özel görev birliği

task force

n (Mil, Police) → unità f inv operativa, task force f inv

task

(taːsk) noun
a piece of especially hard work; a duty that must be done. household tasks.
task force
a force selected from the armed services for a special task.
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Drawing on its research, the task force concluded that a customized version of GAAP should be developed based on concepts and accounting that better meet the needs of private company financial reporting constituents, whose information requirements are different in certain instances than those of groups using public company reports.
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The task force, comprising bishops, clergy, lay people and General Synod staff, will meet in January to gather responses about the Windsor Report from Anglican churches in Canada to provide advice to Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, in preparation for the primates' meeting in Northern Ireland next month.

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