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brief

(bref) [Fr. bref fr L. brevis, short, brief, a catalogue]
1. A condensed legal argument in legal format and style.
2. A written or spoken summary of an important or complex topic; an abstract.
3. To make a written or spoken summary of.
4. To conduct a short session of instruction or preparation for a person, crew, or staff on how to accomplish an upcoming operation.
See: debrief
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Obviously, the width of irrationality aspects measured by the 6IRBS, together with its briefness, is at cost of internal consistency.
While the briefness of Theis's treatment of the Paradise Lost seems an odd note to end his work on, it also seems endemic of Writing the Forest's ambition, which attempts to limn a theoretical terrain even as it defines it.
It is documented in more than 1,000 publications; its usefulness in estimating disease burden is described in over 130 conditions and it is used worldwide because of its briefness and comprehension.
Some British lawmakers have charged that the briefness meant they were merely a gimmick.
There is little commentary in this imagistic poem but while the laconic briefness and Frostian plainness even in the metaphors is typical most of this volume is more narrative than lyric.
Wales leads the way with another common sense solution to those who would wave their very briefness in our faces.
He added that the blog may evolve over time, but there is no plan to stray from the briefness of the material.
Such modifications overlap brief fluctuations and rhythms, partly due to great alterations in the environment among the seasons, and also due to the briefness of the life of the organisms (Hutchinson, 1967; Margalef, 1974).
I assume that by this approach I was able to observe briefness and high predicative ability of this rule base.
The austere expression and briefness come out of this respect for the economy and concentration of words as urgent messengers of fundamental truths.
It is important to note that the briefness of this paper might entail the risk of oversimplification and stigmatization of ethnic groups, which are indeed complex and heterogeneous when looked with a finer lens.
One factor Ahly and all other teams must be careful of is the briefness of the tournament.