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n. Informal
Something, especially a choice or decision, that is so obvious or easy as to require little or no thought.


slang something which requires little or no mental effort


(ˈnoʊˈbreɪ nər)
Informal. anything requiring little thought or effort; something easy or simple to understand or do.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - anything that requires little thought
project, task, undertaking, labor - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech


n (esp US inf) → Kinderspiel m, → leichte Entscheidung; it’s a no-brainerda muss man nicht lange überlegen, das versteht sich von selbst
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Additionally, for new systems, installing the new card should be a no brainer, providing support for faster drives (or more drives on a channel) than equally priced, last generation controllers.
The name is derived from the saying "It's a no brainer," which, In this case, means something so obviously good for you that you need not even think about it.
At the end of 1996, the-same union agreed to a slew of no brainer work rule changes - such as allowing wider rollers - that helped to kick off the current construction spree.