briefing

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbriːfɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbrifɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brēfing)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

briefing

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n as adj
  1. in the briefing room
  2. [wrote, prepared] a briefing paper [for, on]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

brief

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. take (part in) a brief survey
  2. read a brief article (about)
  3. went for a brief [walk, stroll, cycle]
  4. make a brief visit to
  5. the brief history (of)
  6. a brief [description, overview, summary, explanation] (of)
  7. give [him, the actor] a brief introduction
  8. a brief discussion [on, about]
  9. I have a brief announcement (to make)
  10. (have) a brief encounter with [aliens, the enemy]
  11. cast a brief glance [at, over, toward]
  12. [had, got] a brief glimpse (of)
  13. was [given, afforded, allowed] a brief glimpse of
  14. a brief period of [depression, unemployment]
  15. for a brief [period, time]
  16. during a brief period in [2014]
  17. there was a brief period [when]
  18. for the briefest [moment, of moments]
  19. for [a, one] brief moment, (I thought)
  20. keep [it, your reply, my answer] brief
  21. will try to [stay, be] brief
  22. I'll be brief with my [questions]
  23. be brief to [save, finish on] time
  24. brief but [informative, intense, comprehensive]
  25. brief and [straightforward, concise, simple]
additional examples
  1. take (part in) a brief survey
  2. read a brief article (about)
  3. went for a brief [walk, stroll, cycle]
  4. make a brief visit to
  5. the brief history (of)
  6. a brief [description, overview, summary, explanation] (of)
  7. give [him, the actor] a brief introduction
  8. a brief discussion [on, about]
  9. I have a brief announcement (to make)
  10. (have) a brief encounter with [aliens, the enemy]
  11. cast a brief glance [at, over, toward]
  12. [had, got] a brief glimpse (of)
  13. was [given, afforded, allowed] a brief glimpse of
  14. a brief period of [depression, unemployment]
  15. for a brief [period, time]
  16. during a brief period in [2014]
  17. there was a brief period [when]
  18. for the briefest [moment, of moments]
  19. for [a, one] brief moment, (I thought)
  20. keep [it, your reply, my answer] brief
  21. will try to [stay, be] brief
  22. I'll be brief with my [questions]
  23. be brief to [save, finish on] time
  24. brief but [informative, intense, comprehensive]
  25. brief and [straightforward, concise, simple]
  26. what it [says, means], in brief, is that
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