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brainchildnoun [U]

 us   /ˈbreɪnˌtʃɑɪld/
something ​originallyinvented or ​thought of by someone: The ​encyclopedia was the brainchild of ​historianJohn C. McCormick.
(Definition of brainchild from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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brainchildnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈbreɪntʃaɪld/
an ​originalidea, ​plan, or ​object that someone has ​invented: the brainchild of sb The ​project is the brainchild of a British professor.
(Definition of brainchild from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brainchild”
in Chinese (Simplified) 脑力劳动的产物, 智力结晶…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腦力勞動的産物, 智力結晶…
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