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brief
used in The Glass Castle

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Definition
to give a summary of important information to someone
  • When I mentioned various aircraft he'd flown, the aircraft Dad had briefed me about, he grinned again and said, "Heck, I do believe we got an aviation expert on our hands."
    p. 234.4
briefed = given a summary of important information (to)
  • Then he decided I needed some solid grounding in aviation history, and he stayed up half the night briefing me, by the light of a kerosene lamp, on the test-flight program, basic aerodynamics, and the Austrian physicist Ernst Mach.
    p. 233.6
briefing = giving a summary of important information (to)
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