task force


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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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38 on August 13, 'reactivating and reconstituting' the task force formed in 2001 under former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
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The task force swung into action and swept away articulated vehicles along Apapa Port's access roads like the Eko Bridge, Ijora Bridge, Ijora Olopa axis, and Funsho Williams Avenue.
A task force was also constituted to make Southern Punjab a province in which two federal ministers Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiyar were included.
Talking to Dawn, federal secretary of ministry of inter-provincial coordination Jamil Ahmed, who is also member of the task force, said the task force had representation from all the stakeholders from four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The final approval of the task force will be given by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Last month, a task force was formed to bring back money illegally stashed abroad.
The governor of Aklan and the mayor of Malay are also part of the task force.
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Department of Health and Human Services, the task force is an independent, nonfederal, unpaid panel of public health and prevention experts whose members are appointed by the Director of CDC.

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