brain trust

noun
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of brain trust

: a group of official or unofficial advisers concerned especially with planning and strategy

brain truster

play \-ˌtrəs-tər\ noun

Examples of brain trust in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of brain trust

1894

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


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