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think tank

noun

Simple Definition of think tank

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of think tank

  1. :  an institute, corporation, or group organized for interdisciplinary research (as in technological and social problems) —called also think factory

1959

First Known Use of think tank

1959



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