metatask

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

meta- +‎ task

Noun[edit]

metatask (plural metatasks)

  1. A task that deals with other tasks.
    • 1993, Stephen Worchel, Jeffry A. Simpson, Conflict between people and groups: causes, processes, and resolutions
      It involves taking on the additional metatask of supervising the execution of group activities.