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think tank

noun

: an organization that consists of a group of people who think of new ideas on a particular subject or who give advice about what should be done

Full Definition of THINK TANK

:  an institute, corporation, or group organized for interdisciplinary research (as in technological and social problems) —called also think factory
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First Known Use of THINK TANK

1959

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