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brain drain

noun
a loss of trained professional personnel to another company, nation, etc., that offers greater opportunity.
Also, brain-drain.


Origin:
1960–65

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brain drain
 
n
informal the emigration of scientists, technologists, academics, etc, for better pay, equipment, or conditions

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