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brainstorm

verb [I/T]  us   /ˈbreɪnˌstɔrm/
to suggest a lot of ideas for a future activity very quickly before considering some of them more carefully: [I] They brainstormed and mapped plans for dealing with problems like affordable housing and the budget shortfall.
brainstorming
noun [U]  us   /ˈbreɪnˌstɔr·mɪŋ/
We need to do some brainstorming before we get down to detailed planning.

brainstorm

noun [C]  us   /ˈbreɪnˌstɔrm/ infml
a sudden, new idea that you are enthusiastic about: They got this brainstorm that they could make a living by buying and selling antiques.
Translations of “brainstorm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由討論, 集思廣益﹔腦力震盪…
in Russian блестящая идея…
in Turkish beyin fırtınası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由讨论, 集思广益…
in Polish olśnienie…
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