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"think tank" in American English

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think tanknoun [C]

us   /ˈθɪŋk ˌtæŋk/
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"think tank" in Business English

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think tanknoun [C]

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a group of experts who are brought together to develop ideas and give advice on a particular subject: corporate/economic/political think tank Investor confidence in Japan dropped to its lowest level in 16 months, according to a leading economic think tank.
think-tanker
noun [C] also think tanker
The Conference brings politicians, businessmen, and think-tankers together every year for debate on the economy.
(Definition of think tank from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “think tank”
in Chinese (Simplified) 智囊团…
in Turkish düşünce kulübü, âkil insanlar grubu…
in Russian мозговой центр…
in Chinese (Traditional) 智囊團…
in Polish sztab ekspertów…
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“think tank” in Business English

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