Meaning of task force

task' force"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a temporary grouping of units under one commander, formed for the purpose of carrying out a specific operation or mission.
  2. a group or committee, usually of experts or specialists, formed for analyzing, investigating, or solving a specific problem.
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