Definition of briefing in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbriːfɪŋ


  • 1A meeting for giving information or instructions: a media briefing in the House of Commons
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    • Andron had spent her teen years sitting in on briefings and policy meetings.
    • The one she selected was almost identical to the one she always wore to her briefings and meetings.
    • Twice-daily media briefings served as the primary source of news, and access to the fires was severely restricted.
    information, orientation, preparation, rundown; instructions, directions, guidelines, guidance
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The action of informing or instructing someone: today’s briefing of Nato allies
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    • A nose-full of cordite in Sinai was worth many hours of briefing in a room in Tel Aviv.
    • The Bureau of Meteorology weather briefing provided a computer-modelled weather prediction for the next seven days.
    • But eventually duty called and I had to get back to the station for briefing.
    press conference, conference, meeting, question and answer session; North American backgrounder

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