Definition of 'brain drain'
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You would not get that huge brain drain in any other sport. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There is also talk of a brain drain with many academics applying for jobs abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His departure may spark fears of a brain drain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Small wonder there is talk of a renewed brain drain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They call this a brain drain. The Sun (2012)There'll be no brain drain to the bright lights of the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also warned that the prospect of a post-Brexit brain drain was a big concern. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But parents don't have to be teachers to tackle the brain drain. The Sun (2014)Perhaps the 1960s brain drain will return and they will decamp to where they are recognised and valued. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What we are seeing is clearly a brain drain but not, it seems, a net brain drain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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