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Spanish translation of “brain”


noun /brein/
the centre of the nervous system an injury to the brain (also adjective) brain surgery brain damage. (often in plural) cleverness She’s got a good brain for figures You’ve plenty of brains. a clever person
cerebro, cerebrito
He’s one of the best brains in the country.
brainless adjective stupid a brainless idiot. brainy adjective clever
brilante, muy inteligente, con mucho talento
She’s a brainy child.
brainchild noun a favourite theory, invention etc thought up by a particular person This entire process is Dr Morrison’s brainchild. brain drain the loss of experts to another country (usually in search of better salaries etc)
fuga de cerebros
As a result of the brain drain, Britain does not have enough doctors.
brainwash verb to force (a person) to confess etc by putting great (psychological) pressure on him brainwashing noun
lavado de cerebro
brainwave noun a sudden bright idea.
idea luminosa
I’ve just had a brainwave.
(Definition of brain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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