think tank

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think tank (plural think tanks)

  1. (idiomatic) A group of people who collectively perform research and develop reports and recommendations on topics relating to strategic planning or public policy, and which is usually funded by corporate, government, or special interests.
    Synonym: think factory

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Borrowed from English think tank.

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think tank m (plural think tanks)

  1. (idiomatic) think tank (group producing research and recommendations)

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