Definition of working group in English:

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working group

Pronunciation: /ˈwərkiNG ɡro͞op/


A committee or group appointed to study and report on a particular question and make recommendations based on its findings.
Example sentences
  • Other stimuli for legislation may come from pressure groups, individual MPs, reports of Royal Commissions, and recommendations from committees, working parties, or other expert bodies.
  • But no matter what the issue, the FSA runs to them and invites them to come on to one of its steering committees, working parties or contribute to a lengthy consultation process.
  • The council will assemble a working party which will start organising the Christmas switch-on.

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Syllabification: work·ing group

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