devil’s advocate (let me play)


devil’s advocate (let me play)
 Ponder or predict criticism of a project as a means to improve the quality of the proposal.
 ► “In addition to being an effective role model, the new strategic leader needs at least one good alter ego, devil’s advocate, or contrarian to avoid getting into a rut.” (Planning Review, Sept. 10, 1994, p. 6)

American business jargon. 2014.

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