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"briefly" in British English

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brieflyadverb

uk   us   /ˈbriːf.li/
  • briefly adverb (SHORT TIME)

B1 for a ​shorttime: We ​chatted briefly about the ​weather.

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(Definition of briefly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brieflyadverb

 us   /ˈbrif·li/
for a ​shorttime or using few words: We ​chatted briefly about the ​weather.
(Definition of briefly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “briefly”
in Chinese (Simplified) 短时间地, 短暂的, 简短的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 短時間地, 短暫的, 簡短的…
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