Meaning of “briefcase” in the English Dictionary

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"briefcase" in American English

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briefcasenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbrifˌkeɪs/

a usually flat, rectangular container, used esp. for carrying business papers

(Definition of “briefcase” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"briefcase" in Business English

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briefcasenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbriːfkeɪs/ us

WORKPLACE a rectangular case, used especially for carrying business documents

(Definition of “briefcase” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)