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Definition of Brief

Brief
Brief Brief, a. [OE. bref, F. brief, bref, fr. L. brevis; akin to Gr. ? short, and perh. to Skr. barh to tear. Cf. Breve.] 1. Short in duration. How brief the life of man. --Shak. 2. Concise; terse; succinct. The brief style is that which expresseth much in little. --B. Jonson. 3. Rife; common; prevalent. [Prov. Eng.] In brief. See under Brief, n. Syn: Short; concise; succinct; summary; compendious; condensed; terse; curt; transitory; short-lived.
Brief
Brief Brief, adv. 1. Briefly. [Obs. or Poetic] Adam, faltering long, thus answered brief. --Milton. 2. Soon; quickly. [Obs.] --Shak.
Brief
Brief Brief, v. t. To make an abstract or abridgment of; to shorten; as, to brief pleadings.

Meaning of Brief from wikipedia

- Brief, briefs, or briefing may refer to: A letter A Briefing note Papal brief, a papal letter less formal than a bull, sealed with the pope's signet ring...
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