briefly

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbriːfli/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbrifli/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(brēflē)


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briefly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. Can I [see, talk to] you briefly (in my office)?
  2. had only briefly begun when
  3. was briefly on vacation (in)
  4. briefly describe your [strengths, experience]
  5. please briefly [discuss, explain, summarize, describe]
  6. this chapter briefly [discusses] the
  7. this chapter will briefly [discuss]
  8. was only briefly [discussed]
  9. was briefly [discussed, described] in [chapter 5]
  10. was briefly noted [at the back, in the fine print]
  11. need to [review, study] briefly (before)
  12. meet briefly to [discuss, talk about]
  13. [glanced, looked, stared] briefly at
  14. stopped over briefly in [Denver, London]
  15. [nodded, stuttered, paused] briefly then (carried on)
  16. briefly [succeeded, increased, got ahead] but then
  17. was hospitalized briefly (for)
  18. was briefly hospitalized (for)
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