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"brisk" in British English

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briskadjective

uk   us   /brɪsk/
briskly
adverb uk   us   /ˈbrɪsk.li/
She ​walked briskly into ​town. Beat the ​eggswhites briskly until ​softpeaksform. "Let's get it over with," he said briskly.
briskness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈbrɪsk.nəs/
(Definition of brisk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"brisk" in American English

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briskadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /brɪsk/
quick, ​energetic, and ​active: I took a brisk ​walk. Business has been brisk ​lately. A brisk (= ​cold but ​pleasant)windblewacross the ​field.
briskly
adverb  us   /ˈbrɪsk·li/
She moved briskly toward the ​car.
(Definition of brisk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"brisk" in Business English

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briskadjective

uk   us   /brɪsk/
quick and ​full of ​energy, and only saying what is necessary: In the ​office, he was brisk and ​businesslike.
used to describe a ​situation in which there is a lot of ​activity: Oil ​pricesadded over 2% in brisk ​trading yesterday. American ​manufacturing was doing brisk ​business last month.
briskly
adverb
The ​product has been ​selling briskly despite the ​recession.
(Definition of brisk from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brisk”
in Korean 활발한…
in Arabic سَريع…
in Malaysian cergas…
in French vif…
in Russian оживленный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕快的,生氣勃勃的…
in Italian svelto…
in Turkish faal, canlı, enerjik…
in Polish żwawy…
in Spanish activo, movido, rápido…
in Vietnamese sôi động…
in Portuguese vigoroso, enérgico…
in Thai กระฉับกระเฉง…
in German lebhaft…
in Catalan enèrgic…
in Japanese きびきびした, 元気のよい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻快的,生气勃勃的…
in Indonesian cepat…
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