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"briefing" in British English

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briefingnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈbriː.fɪŋ/
information that is given to someone just before they do something, or a ​meeting where this ​happens: They ​receivedthorough briefing before they ​left the ​country. We had to ​attend a briefing ​once a ​month.
(Definition of briefing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"briefing" in American English

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briefingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbri·fɪŋ/
information that is given to someone just before the ​person does something, or a ​meeting where ​information is given: He ​discussed the ​report at a ​WhiteHouse briefing on ​Tuesday.
(Definition of briefing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"briefing" in Business English

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briefingnoun

uk   us   /ˈbriːfɪŋ/
[C or U] information about a ​subject, or ​instructions that are given to someone just before they do something: The ​pensionsmanager will be giving a briefing about the new ​pensionslegislation and how it affects you. They received a thorough briefing before they ​left the country. the ​importance of in-depth briefing
[C] MEETINGS, WORKPLACE a ​meeting at which ​people are given ​information or ​instructions: We had to ​attend a briefing once a month.
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(Definition of briefing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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