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brief British & World English

Of short duration; not lasting for long

brief English Thesaurus

a brief account of what had happened

in brief British & World English

In a few words; in short

dock brief British & World English

A brief given directly to a barrister selected from a panel of those present by a prisoner in the dock, without the agency of a solicitor

news brief British & World English

A short news broadcast, especially on television; a newsflash

watching brief British & World English

A brief held by a barrister to follow a case on behalf of a client who is not directly involved

hold a brief for British & World English

Be retained as counsel for

hold no brief for British & World English

Not support or argue in favour of

in brief in brief British & World English

In a few words; in short

debrief British & World English

Question (someone, typically a soldier or spy) about a completed mission or undertaking

bikini briefs British & World English

Scanty briefs worn by women as underwear

hold no brief for in brief British & World English

Not support or argue in favour of