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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRIEFING

The best I could do was stop around the corner and give Ned a briefing.

The big clock on the back wall of the briefing shack said three fifty-five.

Whatever damage you say I have done can be corrected with a ten-minute briefing.

"Malinkoff is too deep in something to come to the briefing," Wong said.

The general took Phil's arm and they walked to the briefing room.

The voice of the briefing officer was a dull hum in his ears.

In the silence of the briefing room, it seemed to be ticking much too loudly.

When Stan reported to the briefing room he found the colonel there.

Before Stan could reach the door of the briefing room Farrell had him.

Garret had strutted to the desk just inside the briefing room.

WORD ORIGIN

"fact or situation of giving preliminary instructions," 1910 (but popularized by World War II pre-flight conferences), verbal noun from brief (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRIEFING

announcement

nounproclamation, declaration
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.