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The Importance of Being Earnest
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brief
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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unspecified meaning
  • It is always painful to part from people whom one has known for a very brief space of time.
  • A thoroughly experienced French maid produces a really marvellous result in a very brief space of time.

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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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