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English definition of “brief”

brief

verb [T]
 
 
/briːf/
to give someone information about something: Managers were touring the US to brief investors on last week's interim results.
WORKPLACE to explain someone's work or task to them: It's my job to brief volunteers beforehand and explain what their responsibilities are.
LAW to tell a lawyer the facts of a legal case that he or she will argue in court
(Definition of brief verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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