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1 brief /ˈbriːf/ adjective
briefer; briefest
1 brief
/ˈbriːf/
adjective
briefer; briefest
Learner's definition of BRIEF
: lasting only a short period of time
: using only a few words
see also in brief at 2brief
of clothing : covering less of the body than is usual
2 brief /ˈbriːf/ noun
plural briefs
2 brief
/ˈbriːf/
noun
plural briefs
Learner's definition of BRIEF
[count] US, law : a document that states the facts a lawyer plans to use in a court case
[count] chiefly British : instructions that explain what a person is supposed to do
briefs [plural] : short underpants for men, women, or children that fit close to the body see color picture on this page; compare boxer shorts

in brief

: in a few words
3 brief /ˈbriːf/ verb
briefs; briefed; briefing
3 brief
/ˈbriːf/
verb
briefs; briefed; briefing
Learner's definition of BRIEF
[+ object]
: to give information or instructions to (someone)
compare debrief

— briefing

noun, plural briefings [count]
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