Definition of brainchild in English:

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brainchild

Pronunciation: /ˈbrānˌCHīld/

noun (plural brainchildren)

informal
An idea or invention considered to be a particular person’s creation: the statue is the brainchild of a local landscape artist
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  • However, as the idea is the brainchild of the council's new chairman, it is likely to receive the board's backing.
  • Creative Commons is the brainchild of cyberlaw and intellectual property experts in the United States.
  • The idea was the brainchild of a Dutch company which is currently filming a documentary in Montserrat.

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Syllabification: brain·child

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