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Spanish translation of “brief”

brief

adjective /briːf/
not long; short a brief visit He gave us a brief account of what happened. briefing noun instructions and information
instrucciones, sesión informativa
The pilots were given a briefing before they flew the mission.
briefly adverb
brevemente, resumidamente, en pocas palabras
He told me briefly what he knew.
briefs noun plural (used especially in shops) women’s pants or men’s underpants
calzoncillos; bragas; ropa interior
a pair of cotton briefs.
brevity /ˈbrevəti/ noun shortness (of speech, writing, time etc)
brevedad, concisión
He is not well known for the brevity of his speeches.
briefcase noun a light case for papers, made of leather etc
maletín
a leather briefcase.
in brief in a few words
en resumen, en resumidas cuentas
In brief, we have been successful Here’s today’s news in brief.
(Definition of brief from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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