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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.
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