metatask

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

meta- +‎ task

NounEdit

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.