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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) wind blew across 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 British English

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briskadjective

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

"brisk" in Business English

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briskadjective

uk   /brɪsk/ us  
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 prices added 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 enérgico, activo, movido…
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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