- a committee established to investigate a problem, question, etc
- a group of soldiers or prisoners assigned to perform some manual task or duty
Related Words for working partycrew, corps, crowd, company, band, squad, troop, team, gang, set, cluster, troupe, bunch, horde, retinue, posse, swarm, lot, party, bevy
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Historical Examples of working party
Then we bade each other farewell, and the working-party returned to the bay.The Cruise of the 'Alerte'
E. F. Knight
Burnett answered, of course, that he had gone there to inquire if the working-party had been seen.
Then Burnett and Harry took a working-party together to dig in the gully.
Then one day, on his way up to the line with a working-party, he nearly fainted. '
For a long while you stalk it, ready to attack some patrol, some working-party.