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a group of experts from various fields who serve as unofficial consultants on matters of policy and strategy.
to serve as a brain trust or a brain truster for:
They have brain-trusted many major corporations.
Contemporary Examples

Can The Peace Camp Cope With ‘Fragility’? Bernard Avishai May 12, 2013


A group of experts who serve as unofficial but vital advisers. For example, Each town manager seemed to have his or her own brain trust, which of course changed with every election. This term, closely associated with President Franklin Roosevelt’s advisers on domestic and foreign policy in the early 1930s, was first recorded in 1910.


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