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English definition of “briefly”


adverb (FEW WORDS)    /ˈbriː
using few words or without giving a lot of details : Briefly, the company needs to cut its expenditure .Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
(Definition of briefly adverb (FEW WORDS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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