an increase in the number of highly trained, foreign-born professionals entering a country to live and work where greater opportunities are offered.
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Origin of brain gain
First recorded in 1965–70; modeled on brain drain
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informal the immigration into a country of scientists, technologists, academics, etc, attracted by better pay, equipment, or conditions
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