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thinking

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈθɪŋ.kɪŋ/
the activity of using your mind to consider something: I'll have to do some thinking about how best to arrange the books. someone's ideas or opinions: What's the thinking behind the decision to combine the two departments? The book discusses the impact of Christian thinking on western society.

thinking

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈθɪŋ.kɪŋ/
Thinking people use their minds to consider things carefully: All thinking people realize that we must stop wasting our natural resources.
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