action tank

noun

US
: an organization that is devoted to the advancement of change in policy (as in business or government) through active means
Mia MacDonald is the executive director of the public policy action tank Brighter Green …Sanctuary, Fall 2009

Word History

Etymology

after think tank

First Known Use

1987, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of action tank was in 1987

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“Action tank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/action%20tank. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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