Definition of working party noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


working party

BrE BrE//ˈwɜːkɪŋ pɑːti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrkɪŋ pɑːrti//
(British English) (also working group North American English, British English)
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[countable + singular or plural verb] working party (on something) a group of people chosen to study a particular problem or situation in order to suggest ways of dealing with it The government has set up a working party on prison overcrowding. More Like This Compound nouns with –ing forms airing cupboard, answering machine, asking price, baking powder, betting shop, boarding school, booking office, bowling alley, breathing space, breeding ground, changing room, clotting factor, cutting room, draining board, drinking water, eating apple, housing estate, icing sugar, living room, meeting place, nursing home, punching bag, racing car, sleeping pill, starting point, tuning fork, waiting room, working partySee worksheet.