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Significado de “brief” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "brief" - Diccionario Inglés

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briefadjective

uk   /briːf/  us   /briːf/
  • brief adjective (SHORT IN TIME)

B1 lasting only a short time or containing few words: His acceptance speech was mercifully brief. I had a brief look at her report before the meeting. It'll only be a brief visit because we really don't have much time. After a brief spell/stint in the army, he started working as a teacher. The company issued a brief statement about yesterday's accident.
used to express how quickly time goes past: For a few brief weeks we were very happy.

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briefverb

uk   /briːf/  us   /briːf/
[T] to give someone detailed instructions or information: We had already been briefed about/on what the job would entail.
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brief against/in favour of sb/sth
[I] UK to make information about someone or something public, with the intention of criticizing/praising him, her, or it: On several occasions government officials briefed against their own ministers.

briefnoun

uk   /briːf/  us   /briːf/
  • brief noun (INSTRUCTIONS)

[C] UK a set of instructions or information: [+ to infinitive] It was my brief to make sure that the facts were set down accurately.
[C] specialized law a document or set of documents containing the details about a court case
  • brief noun (LAWYER)

UK informal a lawyer who will speak for someone in a court of law : My brief advised me to plead guilty.
(Definition of brief from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "brief" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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briefadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /brif/
lasting only a short time or containing few words: Rory had a brief career as an actor.

briefverb [T]

 us   /brif/
  • brief verb [T] (GIVE INSTRUCTIONS)

to give someone instructions or information about what to do or say: He is briefing the account executives on the new airline accounts.
(Definition of brief from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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briefnoun [C]

uk   us   /briːf/
WORKPLACE instructions that explain what someone's work or task is: His brief was to streamline the group's financial services operation.give sb/prepare a brief We have prepared a brief for a full study by a consultant.
LAW a document that shows the facts of a legal case that will be argued by a lawyer in a court: to prepare/file/submit a brief

briefverb [T]

uk   us   /briːf/
to give someone information about something: Managers were touring the US to brief investors on last week's interim results.
WORKPLACE to explain someone's work or task to them: It's my job to brief volunteers beforehand and explain what their responsibilities are.
LAW to tell a lawyer the facts of a legal case that he or she will argue in court
(Definition of brief from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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