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Brief — synonyms, definition
1. brief (a)
abbreviated abrupt bluff blunt bold boorish brusque coarse compact comprehensive concise condensed crude curt diminutive direct ephemeral epitomised epitomized evanescent • • •
2. brief (Noun)
abridgment abstract archive bulletin calendar catalog catalogue characteristic classification compendium condensation conspectus design digest directory docket draft enumeration epitome gazette • • •
brief (Noun) — (law) a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case.
brief (Noun) — A condensed written summary or abstract.
brief (Noun) — The topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with.
ex. "they set up a group with a brief to suggest ways for strengthening family life"
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abstract instrument issue legal document legal instrument matter official document outline precis rundown subject synopsis topic
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3. brief (Verb)
abbreviate abridge abstract advise contract curtail cut debrief diminish disclose divulge edify enlighten epitomise epitomize inform lessen notify outline recapitulate • • •
brief (Verb) — Give essential information to someone.
ex. "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"
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4. brief (Adjective)
brief (Adjective) — Of short duration or distance.
ex. "a brief stay in the country"
brief (Adjective) — Concise and succinct.
ex. "covered the matter in a brief statement"
brief (Adjective) — (of clothing) very short.
ex. "a brief bikini"