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Synonyms for brief

not long in time or duration

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accomplished in very little time

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

a short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work

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a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

a condensed written summary or abstract

give essential information to someone

of short duration or distance

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concise and succinct

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(of clothing) very short

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Mr Bell will use the hotseat to suggest it is time to implement a more frequent, sharply focused and briefer model of inspection.
The purpose of the online petition is two-fold: to generate more signatures statewide in a briefer time period, before our funding runs out, and to set up a central repository for all petitions collected statewide.
For a brief period at the very end of the Soviet era, a dozen years ago, Moscow's public debates were dominated by fresh discoveries about the darkest aspects of the Soviet era and by loud cries of "never again" For an even briefer moment, it seemed as though these revelations had terminally discredited both the individuals (Stalin, Beria, and the likes of Nikishov) and the institutions (such as the Communist Party and the secret police) which had practiced repression on such a titanic scale.
The appointing authority must coordinate the appointment of a briefer, who is most often the deceased soldier's colonel or brigade-level commander.
But it also means he has joined an ever-growing club: British CEOs with tenures even shorter than those in the United States and considerably briefer than in some other European countries.
A second, much briefer essay is by Allen Dwight Callahan, interpreting 1 Corinthians under the theme of emancipation.
In addition, many of today's products come with powerful interactive training features, so the learning curve is much briefer, less painful and more successful.
The narrative of a peaceful, untroubled life that comes through in Collier's writing is at first "soothing company" for Claire, who is still recovering from her mother's death, but soon she finds that the columns dwindle to briefer and briefer notes, finally concluding with a cryptic comment and a woman's name.
The Real Estate Board of New York's Marolyn Davenport says, "We have encouraged the Fire Department to make it briefer.
For a wider readership, Dr MCINTOSH'S treatment follows much the same plan but it covers the entire field of archaeological thought from otoliths to ethnographic analogy, it is more discursive, briefer on the technicalities, world-wide in scope (but especially -- of course -- Britain and the Americas), and very brightly and intensely (if not hectically) illustrated.
John Koskinen, who is head of the President's Council on Year 2000 Conversion, said the possible cancellation was due to reduced flight availability for shuttle flights between New York and Washington and his role as a primary briefer at the Y2K Information Coordination Centre.
According to the Holy See's press briefer, Lopez Trujillo also said: "The woman today finds her nobility as wife and mother taken from her, denounced by feminist theories as servitude rather than the noble work it is.
However, in our fast-paced society, even the nature of reading has changed as people feel the need for briefer and more targeted messages.
This well-written book is certainly briefer than its "big brother" version or most others in this variety.
This section presents an extensive selection of economic statistics prepared by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and a much briefer selection of collateral statistics prepared by other Government agencies and private organizations.