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Definition of briefing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    briefing

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈbriːfɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbriːfɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a meeting in which people are given instructions or information a press briefing compare debriefing
  2. 2(also brief especially in North American English) [countable, uncountable] the detailed instructions or information that are given at such a meeting Captain Trent gave his men a full briefing. a briefing session/paper
  3. Extra examples Details of the plan will be announced at a press briefing later today. He told a press briefing that he had no plans to resign. I asked him to arrange a formal briefing. She returned to Washington for a final briefing. a briefing by the commanding officer a briefing on security issues
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