Definition of debrief verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

debrief

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈbriːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈbriːf//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they debrief
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈbriːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈbriːf//
 
he / she / it debriefs
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈbriːfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈbriːfs//
 
past simple debriefed
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈbriːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈbriːft//
 
past participle debriefed
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈbriːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈbriːft//
 
-ing form debriefing
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈbriːfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈbriːfɪŋ//
 
 
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debrief somebody (on something) to ask somebody questions officially, in order to get information about the task that they have just completed He was taken to a US airbase to be debriefed on the mission. compare brief
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: debrief