brain drain

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depletion or loss of intellectual and technical personnel

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The Iranian media are bemoaning Iran's fate as they report that the country suffers the worst brain drain in the entire world.
More importantly, the report did not say Iran suffered the worst brain drain the world.
The study said poorer data was available for the brain drain to all developed countries, defined as the 32 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
That was a very high figure--but still very far from the immense brain drain calculated for Turkey (46.
As workers prepare to retire, many organizations will face a brain drain of epic proportions.