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Definition of briefly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

        

    briefly

     adverb
    adverb
    NAmE//ˈbrifli//
     
     
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  1. 1 for a short time He had spoken to Emma only briefly. She saw John briefly on Friday night.
  2. 2in few words Briefly, the argument is as follows… Let me tell you briefly what happened.
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