Meaning of “brief” - Learner’s Dictionary

brief

adjective us uk /briːf/
TIME

B1 lasting only for a short time:

a brief visit

More examples

WORDS

B1 using only a few words:

in brief

B2 using only a few words:

world news in brief
briefly adverb

B1

They discussed the matter briefly.

(Definition of “brief adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)