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  1. intellectual capacity; mental ability.
  2. people with superior mental abilities: an emergency medical conference of all available brainpower.

Origin of brainpower

First recorded in 1875–80; brain + power Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for brainpower

intellect, mentality, mind, understanding, brain, grasp, I.Q., brains

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British Dictionary definitions for brainpower


  1. intelligence; mental ability
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