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brain·pow·er

 (brān′pou′ər)
n.
1. Intellectual capacity.
2. People of well-developed mental abilities: a country that values its brainpower.
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brainpower

(ˈbreɪnˌpaʊə)
n
intelligence; mental ability
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brain•pow•er

(ˈbreɪnˌpaʊ ər)

n.
1. intellectual capacity; mental ability.
2. people with superior mental abilities.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brainpower - mental abilitybrainpower - mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
intelligence - the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
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brainpower

noun intelligence, understanding, brains (informal), perception, IQ, brilliance, intellect, aptitude, cleverness, mental acuity, braininess Ginseng boosts your brainpower and makes you feel good.
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brainpower

noun
The faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge:
Slang: smart (used in plural).
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Translations

brainpower

[ˈbreɪnˌpaʊəʳ] Nfuerza f intelectual
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