Meaning of “briefly” in the English Dictionary

"briefly" in British English

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brieflyadverb

uk /ˈbriːf.li/ us /ˈbriːf.li/

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

"briefly" in American English

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brieflyadverb

us /ˈbrif·li/

for a short time or using few words:

We chatted briefly about the weather.

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