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brain trust

noun

: a group of people who give advice to a leader about what should be done

Full Definition of BRAIN TRUST

:  a group of official or unofficial advisers concerned especially with planning and strategy
brain trust·er \-ˌtrəs-tər\ noun

Examples of BRAIN TRUST

  1. The president's brain trust recommended the action.

First Known Use of BRAIN TRUST

1910

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