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brief
as in:  legal brief


The ACLU filed the brief in October.
  a summary of important facts — especially an opinion of a legal case
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  • 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
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Associated words [difficulty]:   brief [7] , amicus brief [9] , friend of the court [9]
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