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think tank

n.
A group or institution organized for intensive research and solving of problems, especially in the areas of technology, social or political strategy, or armament.

think tanker n.

think′ tank`


n.
a research organization employed to analyze problems and plan future developments.
[1955–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.think tank - a company that does research for hire and issues reports on the implications
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
Translations
cercle de réflexiongroupe de réflexionlaboratoire d’idées

think tank

ngruppo di esperti
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Co-organized with the Embassy of Chile in Austria and the Austrian non-governmental organizations CliMates Austria and PONTO - Grassroots Think Thank for European and Foreign Policy, the Embassy of Costa Rica hosted the event aimed at promoting a debate and exchange of ideas on the challenges that will have to face the States in the process of propiciaros of the pending subjects of the Agreement of Paris, as well as the actions to develop.
A Canadian think thank is hosting a panel event on April 16 in Ottawa to explore issues with regards to the relationship between Taiwan and Canada, as the island country marks the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act.
On Sunday, the US-based Zomia Center Think Thank published findings of Dutch journalist Bette Dam which showed Mullah Omar was living close to US bases in southern Zabul province after the Taliban were ousted from power.
It is good that we are getting more women in such top posts,' said guests from another think thank on foreign affairs issues in Islamabad.
As each clueless, talentless hack resigns, you think thank god, they were terrible, then they are replaced by someone even more dim.
He says in the end you want to be missed, not for people to think thank God you left.
The session was attended by women chambers, think thank and public sector officials to highlight lack of women-focused economic reforms related policies.
LAHORE -- Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) conducted Women National Business Agenda (WNBA) consultative session with women chambers, think thank and public sector officials to highlight lack of women-focused economic reform related policies here on today at FPCCI regional office Lahore.
A DPhil holder in Economics from Oxford University and a PhD holder from Lucknow University, Dr Kumar is currently a senior fellow at the Center for Policy Research (CPR), a non-governmental think thank on public policy.
A research report by the think thank submitted to the government pointed out that a major impact on digital transactions is the fee on digital payments.
Compose de 18 experts independants, le Conseil consultatif des droits de l'homme exerce le role de [beaucoup moins que] think thank [beaucoup plus grand que] aupres du Conseil des droits de l'homme, puisqu'il soumet a l'appreciation de ses Etats membres des etudes et des reflexions qu'il elabore sur les problematiques en relation avec les questions des droits de l'homme, a precise la meme source.
Voici ce qu'on pouvait lire, il y a deux heures, dans un Post fb sur le page de l'ancien Gouverneur de la BCT: [beaucoup moins que]Plusieurs sites ou publications ont fait etat de mon appartenance a des centres d'etude et de reflexion ,des associations ou des forums ou think thank nouvellement crees .

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