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brainnoun [C]

 us   /breɪn/
the organ inside the head that controls thought, memory, feelings, and physical activity: a brain tumor brain surgery They found fractured ribs, other bone injuries, and brain damage.
infml A brain is also a very intelligent person: We’ve got the best brains in the country working on this problem.
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brainnoun

uk   /breɪn/  us   /breɪn/
A2 [C] the organ inside the head that controls thought, memory, feelings, and activity: Doctors tried desperately to reduce the swelling in her brain. The accident left him with permanent brain damage. His wife died from a brain tumour.
C1 [C] used to refer to intelligence: Marie has an amazing brain (= is very intelligent). That can't possibly be the right way to do it - use your brain! The poor child inherited his mother's brains and his father's looks. He's got brains but he's too lazy to use them (= he is intelligent but lazy).
[C usually plural] informal a very intelligent person, especially one who has spent a lot of time studying: We have the best brains in the land working on this problem.
the brains [S]
the most intelligent person in a group, especially the person who plans what the group will do: My little brother's the brains of the family.

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brainverb [T]

uk   /breɪn/  us   /breɪn/ informal
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brainnoun

uk   us   /breɪn/ informal
[C, usually plural] a very intelligent person: We've got the best brains in the industry working on the cars.
the brains [S]
the person responsible for the planning and management of an activity or organization: the brains behind sth He is the brains behind the corporation's success.
(Definition of brain from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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