Definition of debrief in English:


Line breaks: de|brief
Pronunciation: /diːˈbriːf


[with object]


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  • A series of questions about a completed mission or undertaking: in the debrief, Gary gave his assessment of the trip and his performance
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    • 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.



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  • 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.

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