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Short in length or extent
“Whenever we passed on the street we exchanged brief words but that had been it.”
Short in duration
“Only then does the audience have its brief opportunity to launch incisive ripostes into the heart of the thesis.”
Of short duration
“Mosquito bites line the insides of my legs only stopping at the brief cloth on my lower body that some would call shorts.”
Of short duration
“He was brief, rapid, decisive.”
To give information to
“We're going to brief you later on on who didn't get nominated and all that.”
To summarize a recent development to some person with decision-making power
“… his duties include briefing intelligence reports for the president.”
A set of instructions given to a person about a job or task
“Adam brought his ten-year-old son to him, with a brief to knock the boy's piano technique into shape.”
A summary of the facts and legal points in a case given to a barrister to argue in court
“My brief in this matter arose only some 40 minutes ago.”
A short statement of the main points
“He gives me my first brief of the situation.”
A specific task with which a person or group is charged
“… the soldiers' brief was to secure the village from enemy attacks.”
An attorney's legal argument in written form for submission to a court
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