We got it from academia sometimes, but never from a think-tank per se.
Nor, despite being hosted under the auspices of a think-tank, did the evening revolve around scholarship.
In this earnest effort it joins every other news outlet and think-tank.
The truth, in fact, is that he was asked—unsuccessfully—to pull his weight at the think-tank.
Rubin's link takes you to a transcript of an event hosted by the Atlantic Council, a think-tank which Hagel chairs.
That fact has been completely overshadowed, said the think-tank head.
The Supreme Court justice broke the law by not disclosing his wife's $700K think-tank payday.
When the Washington-based think-tank Freedom House released its 33rd annual global rankings of press freedom, an uproar ensued.
An institution in which scholars pursue research in public policy. Largely funded by endowments and grants, think tanks work to improve public awareness of policy issues (through publications) and to influence the government to act upon issues of national importance. (See power elite.)
An institute or institution that specializes in the custody of interpretive intellectuals, esp in the social sciences, and usually caters to and is financed by a government in return for studies, prognostications, etc: A peace academy would be part graduate school, part think tank
[1959+; think-tank, ''the brain,'' is found by 1905]