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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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brief
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • Father had gone yer the important points with Mr. Kleiman, and there wasn’t enough time to give Mr. Kugler a thor ough briefing.
  • Last week there was a brief interruption in our monotonous routine.

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  • Since no one would understand a word of my stories to Kitty if I were to plunge right in, I’d better provide a brief sketch of my life, much as I dislike doing so.
  • So I’ll keep the news brief.
  • There’s a brief silence.
  • I’ll give you a brief description of the various subjects we touched on.
  • Another brief silence.

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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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