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lateral thinking

noun [U]
 
 
a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods
水準思考,橫向思維(即用想像力尋求解決問題的新辦法)
Solving and solutionsThinking and contemplatingLogic and reason
Translations of “lateral thinking”
in Chinese (Simplified) 水平思考,横向思维(即用想象力寻求解决问题的新办法)…
(Definition of lateral thinking from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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