Definition of debrief in English:
Question (someone, typically a soldier or spy) about a completed mission or undertaking: together they debriefed their two colleagues (as noun debriefing) during his debriefing, he exposed two Russian spies
More example sentences
- Once we returned to base camp, we handed any contraband or detainees over to the S2 and debriefed our soldiers, especially those on the assault force.
- I proceeded to the tactical operations center and debriefed Lancer 6 as my men refueled and rearmed.
- Every soldier in the patrol knew his mission and post-patrol debriefings began to yield better intelligence because soldiers knew ahead of time what indicators to look for.
nounBack to top
A series of questions about a completed mission or undertaking.
- I raised these points during our debrief, and we discussed them at length.
- In our debrief, we discussed crew coordination and the process of deciding to eject.
- As discussed in the debrief, dumping gas would have been the right decision to make.
- 1debriefer noun
- Example sentences
- After the debriefer completes the debriefing, he or she has to translate the patrol's answers into a quantifiable report.
- There's some personal things that are difficult to talk about, but I never felt pressured by my military debriefers to discuss any of that, really.
- But the debriefers notified their operations officer who in turn reported the situation up the chain of command on June 24.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.