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brief
used in 1st to Die

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
briefed her
Definition
to give a summary of important information to someone
  • McBride had to be back in the office for a press briefing on the investigation.
    p. 189.1
briefing = to give a summary of important information to someone
  • She won't get within a mile of a police briefing for the next year.
    p. 33.7

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2  —1 use as in:
legal brief
Definition
a summary of important facts — especially an opinion of a legal case
  • With a sigh, she shifted a tower of briefs aside.
    p. 240.5
briefs = summaries of important facts — especially opinions regarding a legal case
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