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debrief

(dē-brēf′)
tr.v. de·briefed, de·briefing, de·briefs
To meet with (one who has undergone a traumatic or stressful experience), especially for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
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debrief

(de?bref')
To question carefully and thoroughly a person, crew, or staff after completion of an operation in order to find out how successful the operation was and how to improve future operations. debriefing (?bref'ing)
See: brief
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Before the agency and the debriefed firm discuss the offeror's proposal, agency debriefers should inform the offeror of the regulatory ground rules for debriefings.
Disunity among the government representatives impairs teamwork, lowers confidence by debriefed offerors, and could make a protest more likely.
Debriefed offerors often display inordinate curiousity about the content of their competitors' proposals.
Commonly, debriefed offerors ask for the government price estimate and a copy of the schedule from the contract containing the awardee's prices.
Agencies should give a debriefed offeror a frank and specific assessment of its capabilities--the vendor will appreciate sincerity and candor.
Disunity within the government team lowers confidence in debriefed offerors and could make protests more likely.
Debriefed offerors often display inordinate curiosity about the contents of their competitors' proposals.
Commonly, debriefed offerors ask for the government estimate and a copy of the schedule from the contract containing the awardee's prices.
Because the debriefed offeror frequently will have its senior personnel in attendance, the agency has a perfect opportunity to obtain helpful, knowledgeable input from the offeror.