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brief
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Great Expectations
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  • In brief, Joe thought that if I thought well of it, he thought well of it.
  • Although I had sent Mr. Jaggers a brief account of the accident as soon as I had arrived in town, yet I had to give him all the details now; and the speciality of the occasion caused our talk to be less dry and hard, and less strictly regulated by the rules of evidence, than it had been before.

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  • These were its brief contents:— "Not wishful to intrude I have departured fur you are well again dear Pip and will do better without JO.

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as in: briefed her Define
to give a summary of important information to someone
as in: legal brief Define
a summary of important facts -- especially an opinion of a legal case
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