Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “brains trust”

brains trust

noun [C]
 
 
UK old-fashioned ( US brain trust)
a group of experts who give advice to a leader or organization, especially advice relating to planning: A brains trust of scientists will staff the university's new biosciences institute. He became part of the president's brain trust during his first presidential campaign.
(Definition of brains trust from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of brains trust?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

guru

a religious leader or teacher in the Hindu or Sikh religion

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More