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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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Seeing what the briefer saw in real time and having the ability to interact with him in person made for an extremely thorough and unforgettable briefing.
This suggests that goat kids modify their calls according their social surroundings, developing similar 'accents'" Dr Briefer explained.
The US briefer said the new site would be "chosen and maintained and operated" by the Iraqi government.
He added: "I am saying that the pilot in the tape hit a military vehicle" and if a Nato briefer suggested otherwise "then that is not accurate as I understand the facts".
'The Court found that the habeas corpus aspect was rendered moot and academic by the release of the petitioners,' according to a media briefer released by the SC public information in the afternoon.
A media briefer distributed at a press conference said the activity was part of the United Nations Development Program's (UNDP) Resilience and Preparedness toward Inclusive Development (RAPID) program.
According to the briefer from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), the old steel bridge will eventually be removed as it becomes impassable due to overflowing of water during flooding.
A changing TAF warrants specific questions to the flight briefer, leading toward a better explanation of what's going on.
of Pennsylvania) and briefer essays by the artist himself, which give insight into his thoughts about artistic activity in general and his own motivations, methods, and development over time.
The "moderate instability" the weather briefer just spat off could be a good description of anyone willing to fly without seeing the ground.
Scientists Elodie Briefer and Alan McElligott found that mother and kid goats react more to the calls from their own kids and mothers than they do from other goats they know.