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English definition of “briefly”

briefly

adverb uk   /ˈbriːf.li/ us  

briefly adverb (SHORT TIME)

B1 for a short time: We chatted briefly about the weather.

briefly adverb (FEW WORDS)

using few words or without giving a lot of details: Briefly, the company needs to cut its expenditure.
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