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Definition of Brief
BriefBrief 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, adv.
1. Briefly. [Obs. or Poetic]
Adam, faltering long, thus answered brief. --Milton.
2. Soon; quickly. [Obs.] --Shak.
Brief Brief, v. t.
To make an abstract or abridgment of; to shorten; as, to
Meaning of Brief from wikipedia
, briefs, or briefing
to: A letter
note Papal brief
, a papal letter
than a bull, sealed
with the pope's signet
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by English physicist Stephen
Hawking. It was first
- The Brief
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is a 1945 British romantic drama
a p****ionate extramarital affair
in England shortly before
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ha-enoshut]) is a book by Yuval
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- Carbon Brief
is a UK-based website designed
to "improve the understanding
change, both in terms
of the science
and the policy
- A design brief
is a do****ent for a design project developed
by a person
or team (the designer
team) in consultation
with the client/customer...
- A papal brief
is a formal
from the Pope, in a somewhat simpler
and more modern
form than a papal
bull. The introduction
- The Pelican Brief
is a 1993 American legal thriller
on the 1992 novel
by John Grisham. Directed
by Alan J. Pakula, the film stars Julia
- A brief
"brevis", short) is a written legal
do****ent used in various legal adversarial systems
that is presented
to a court
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