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Synonyms for brief

Noun

1. brief, legal brief, legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument
usage: a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
2. brief, outline, synopsis, abstract, precis
usage: a condensed written summary or abstract

Verb

1. brief, instruct, apprise, apprize
usage: give essential information to someone; "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"

Adjective

1. brief, short (vs. long)
usage: of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"
2. brief, concise (vs. prolix)
usage: concise and succinct; "covered the matter in a brief statement"
3. abbreviated, brief, short (vs. long)
usage: (of clothing) very short; "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"
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