Definition of In Brief in English :

Define In Brief in English

In Brief meaning in English

Meaning of In Brief in English

Pronunciation of In Brief in English

In Brief pronunciation in English

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In Brief

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1. briefly, concisely, in brief, in short, shortly

in a concise manner; in a few words

Example Sentences:
'the history is summed up concisely in this book'
'she replied briefly'
'briefly, we have a problem'
'to put it shortly'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

In Brief

see synonyms of in brief
in short; to sum up

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In Brief

see synonyms of in brief
in short; in a few words

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

In Brief

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adj. brief·er, brief·est
1. Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
2. Succinct; concise: a brief account of the incident.
3. Curt; abrupt: We were upset because he was so brief with us.
1. A short, succinct statement.
2. A condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents.
3. Law A document concisely stating the legal points being made, including often the citation and explanation of supporting legal authority.
4. Roman Catholic Church A papal letter that is not as formal as a bull.
5. A briefing.
6. often briefs Short, tight-fitting underpants.
7. briefs Chiefly British The instructions that are given to explain a task or assignment.
tr.v. briefed, brief·ing, briefs
1. To give instructions or preparatory information to: briefed the astronauts before the mission.
2. To summarize.

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