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"brainstorming" in British English

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brainstormingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbreɪnˌstɔː.mɪŋ/  us   /-ˌstɔːr-/
an ​activity or ​businessmethod in which a ​group of ​peoplemeet to ​suggest a lot of new ​ideas for ​possibledevelopment: We need to do some brainstorming before we get down to ​detailedplanning. We're having a brainstorming session on ​Friday.
(Definition of brainstorming from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brainstormingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbreɪnˌstɔːmɪŋ/
MEETINGS an ​activity or ​businessmethod in which ​peoplemeet in a ​group to suggest a lot of new ​ideas to choose from for possible ​development: On Thursday, ​participantsbroke into ​groups for brainstorming ​sessions on ​education. There will be ​lots of ​meetings and a lot of brainstorming.
(Definition of brainstorming from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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