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Definition of debrief verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



debrief somebody (on something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they debrief
he / she / it debriefs
past simple debriefed
-ing form debriefing
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to ask someone questions officially, in order to get information about the task that they have just completed He was taken to an American air base to be debriefed on the mission. compare brief
noun [uncountable, countable] a debriefing session
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