brain drain

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Spokesmen for the Royal Society of London first coined the expression “brain drain” to describe the outflow of scientists and technologists to the United States and Canada in the early 1950s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: brānʹ-drān

Noun[edit]

brain drain (plural brain drains)

  1. The migration of educated or talented people from less economically advanced areas to more economically advanced areas, especially to large cities or richer countries.

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