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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lasting a short time or in as few words as possible. Also: A formal written paper or report.

Usage examples (36)
  • Carl's report took only five minutes to read, and it was far too brief.
  • Covered the matter in a brief statement
  • A brief stay in the country
  • Secretary Gates used the term brief pause again in his testimony. for more
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