brainpower

noun

brain·​pow·​er ˈbrān-ˌpau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce brainpower (audio)
1
: intellectual ability
2
: people with developed intellectual ability

Examples of brainpower in a Sentence

The brainpower of the staff constitutes the company's greatest asset. The product is supposed to boost your brainpower. The company is increasing efforts to recruit scientific brainpower.
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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Brainpower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brainpower. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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