brief

All Adjective Noun
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  • His character made a brief return in the first episode of the third series.
  • After brief fighting, the peace established a personal union between the two states.
  • They had a brief tour and recorded several songs, but never released an album.
  • David then laid his personal touch to the design brief and finished the model.
  • He believed that work of quality should be brief and focus on a specific single effect.
  • All that is possible is a brief mention of the more important ones.
  • This only remained on the market for a brief time.
  • He also gives a brief account of the constitution of a Roman army at that time.
  • We thus know of his philosophy of education primarily through brief passages in other works.
  • They need more world news and national news in place of county news and local briefs. Cited from American Adventures, by Julian Street
  • Like the first, this second marriage was also brief.
  • After some brief confusion over who actually has the letter, they find it and end up opening it.
  • All seemed well for a brief half-hour. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • There was something strange in this brief half hour of friendship, when they buried the dead together. Cited from The Tree of Appomattox, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • His idea is that we should try to forget about the war for that brief half-hour or so. Cited from One Young Man, by Sir John Ernest Hodder-Williams
  • She had learned that a brief half hour ago. Cited from Fanny Herself, by Edna Ferber
  • Despite his brief career, he had a profound influence on other artists.
  • The fighting between the two sides was brief, with few casualties on either side.
  • I must tell you, in the briefest possible manner, what this process is. Cited from The Chemical History Of A Candle, by Michael Faraday
  • Following a brief stay in England, he went to the United States.
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Meaning of brief

  • noun A document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
  • noun A condensed written summary or abstract
  • verb Give essential information to someone
    The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade