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think tank in Organizations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthink tankˈthink tank noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SSOSEa group of people with experience or knowledge of a particular subject, who work to produce ideas and give adviceright-wing/liberal/economic etc think tank πŸ”Š a leading member of a Tory think tankGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?β€’ Think tank is usually followed by a singular verb: The think tank has suggested some major reforms.β€’ In British English, you can also use a plural verb: The think tank have suggested some major reforms.
Examples from the Corpus
think tankβ€’ That coterie would also act, as they did for the 1991 event, very much as a think tank.β€’ The Cato Institute is a conservative think tank.β€’ Such outright activism is not for every think tank.β€’ This was not your familiar sighting at a Washington think tank on K Street here.β€’ From 1989-1992, she was president of the Center for National Policy, a Washington think tank.