Übersetzung von “brief” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivebrief /brif/
≠long; lasting a short time

a brief discussion/stay
une brève discussion / un bref séjour
≠full, lengthy; using few words and giving few details
bref/brève , concis/-ise , succinct/-incte

a brief description
une description succincte
in brief
en bref

the news in brief
les nouvelles en bref


adverbbriefly [ ˈbrifli ]
brièvement , succinctement

The article describes briefly what happened.
L'article décrit succinctement ce qui s'est passé.


verb transitivebrief /brif/ formal
to give instructions or information
donner des instructions , mettre au courant

a meeting to brief him on current issues
une réunion pour le mettre au courant des questions d'actualité

(Übersetzung von “brief” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /briːf/

not long; short

a brief visit
He gave us a brief account of what happened.
briefing noun

instructions and information

The pilots were given a briefing before they left.
briefly adverb

He told me briefly what he knew.
briefs noun plural

(used especially in shops) women’s pants or men’s underpants

a pair of briefs.
brevity /ˈbrevəti/ noun

shortness (of speech, writing, time etc)

He isnot well known for the brevity of his speeches.
briefcase noun

a light case for papers, made of leather etc

a businessman’s briefcase.
in brief

in a few words

en résumé
In brief, we have been successful
Here’s today’s news in brief.

(Übersetzung von “brief” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)