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noun as in preparation by informing of facts

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Perhaps 20 families around the world would meet these strict criteria, Michèle Ramsay, a human geneticist at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, said September 3 during a news briefing.

The officials held a press briefing with more than 50 people crowding into a room in an emergency operations center.

From Fortune

The county hastily called a press conference Friday to talk about the change, but one of its own, Supervisor Nathan Fletcher, boycotted the briefing.

After a safety briefing, my coworkers and I were split into crews of five to six people, and we were assigned three to five aircraft.

From Fortune

The county hastily called a press briefing for the afternoon, announcing that Public Health Officer Wilma Wooten and County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher would present.

Specifically, what briefing did the flight crew receive before they went to the airplane?

Schiff told The Daily Beast that he was given a classified briefing about the Sony attack from the intelligence community Friday.

Their speech was met “very warmly, with applause,” according to bishops briefing the press afterwards.

It borrows its title from a statement former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld made at a press briefing in 2012.

They spoke anonymously as a condition of giving the briefing.

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

Sometime during the discussion, she made coffee, and first Randolph, then the Kid came in for briefing.

Because of your little expedition, we have to tell you more now than we tell any of our men before the final briefing.

Either someone slipped up in his briefing, or the Reds are overconfident and don't care about the rules.

Peter Wayne made use of his extra few inches of height to glance around the briefing room.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to briefing, such as: conference, discussion, information, instruction, meeting, and update.

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