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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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The risky part is that you might suffer some loss if the fire gets to immature cane, or if the affected area is expansive and harvesting delays," a farmer in Oseng' near Chemelil, who requested anonymity, told the Nation.CAUSED PANICThere was panic among the briefcase farmers when the government recently announced that it would draw up a list of the farmers in a bid to avoid a repeat of the National Cereals and Produce Board scam, where briefcase farmers were paid before the genuine ones.
Despite everything that the briefcase ladies had to go through, they still found enjoyment during their time on the show.
The contract within the briefcase can be cashed-in at anytime, at any place, even during an ongoing title match.
CFX Coleford Briefcase | Dhs7,320 There are days when you're going to take some fire for the decisions you've made (just ask Mark Zuckerberg).
He discovered the briefcase missing on May 15 when he pulled up at Warwick Services.
He had highly sensitive information in the briefcase. He shouldn't have left it for four minutes, let alone four days.
The briefcase was then placed in the boot on his return and left in the vehicle for four days as he went on a trip to London with his wife returning on May 13.
I don't think there is anything of any use in those briefcases, but I still think that even if there is a slight chance of there being any clues amongst his papers, then obviously the police need to look at them immediately.
While designed for the 12.9 iPad Pro, the new Briefcase can be used with any 13" laptop or tablet.
The briefcase belonged to a 70-year-old jeweller who had been misled by the suspects into thinking they were interested in renting her holiday home in Lofou.
The branch manager of Shouman Money Exchange, Mohammad Haidar, had asked an employee to put a briefcase containing the money in the trunk of his car while he replaced a flat tire.
Kaaheka walked away with a briefcase and 1GB personalised Dstv memory stick worth N$220.