To see details on the word
brief
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
brief
as in:  legal brief


The ACLU filed the brief in October.
  a summary of important facts — especially an opinion of a legal case
Home
 Mark word for later review on this computer
brief legal brief amicus curiae brief amicus brief friend-of-the-court brief briefs
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary - Vocabulary.com®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Samples:
  • The ACLU filed the brief in October.
  • Her brief stresses that a guilty verdict would be incompatible with the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of speech.
  • With a sigh, she shifted a tower of briefs aside.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   brief [7] , amicus brief [9] , friend of the court [9]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Law, Personal Finance, Medicine
Home
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading