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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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PM was briefed that new initiatives being undertaken under KP Tourism Act 2019 to facilitate tourists and tap huge existing potential in the tourism sector.
He briefed about the historical background of PIACL transaction, formational of restructuring and divestment strategy and its implementation (Phase-I), facilitating private sector partnership in the core operations of PIAC leading to successful closure of the transaction.
The graphic that follows depicts a poorly briefed, complex-strike mission:
ISLAMABAD: Senators termed Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa's briefing as a historic day for democracy and civil-military relations.On Tuesday, General Bajwa briefed the Senate Committee of the Whole House on national security matters.
ISLAMABAD: Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor Bajwa has stated on Tuesday about Army Chief's briefing to the Senate committee that the two institutions are on the same page to face and counter the threats that Pakistan faces.Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa has briefed a Senate committee for the first time in the history of Pakistan and DG of military's media cell told journalists that the senators are fully aware of the challenges that Pakistan faces.
One evening, two of the pilots briefed for a night vision goggle, close air support mission working with an airborne forward air controller as part of an Air Force exercise over mountainous terrain.
11 briefed the Commissioners on its proposed new mandatory rule requiring the use of child-resistant caps on cosmetic products such as baby oil and suntan lotion.