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brainstorm

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈbreɪn.stɔːm/ us    /-stɔːrm/
(of a group of people) to suggest a lot of ideas for a future activity very quickly before considering some of them more carefully: The team got together to brainstorm (the project).

brainstorm

noun [C] uk   /ˈbreɪn.stɔːm/ us    /-stɔːrm/ informal
US ( UK brainwave) a sudden clever idea: The toy's inventor was watching his children play one day when he had a brainstorm. UK a sudden state of being unable to think clearly: I must have had a brainstorm - I went shopping and forgot to take any money.
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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