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noun [countable] brief pronunciation in American English /brif/
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singularbrief
pluralbriefs
  1. 1
    American a short written account of something
    a news brief
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  2. 3
    British official instructions to do a job, saying how it should be done
    His brief was to write a book on “black holes” for the ordinary reader.
    We are confident we will meet all the requirements of the design brief.

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