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ˈbri fɪŋbrief·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. briefingnoun

    detailed instructions, as for a military operation


  1. briefingnoun

    A short and concise summary of a situation.

    The president received a briefing on the situation before going to the press conference.

  2. briefingnoun

    A presentation of information or instruction; the meeting at which it is presented.

    Today's briefing of the press.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. briefing

    The act of giving in advance specific instructions or information.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of briefing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of briefing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of briefing in a Sentence

  1. John Kirby:

    In so doing, they learned that a specific request was made to excise that portion of the briefing. We do not know who made the request to edit the video or why it was made.

  2. David Morehouse:

    Normally, I get out of the car, wait for him, hand him briefing cards. He gets out and we walk into the holding room together.

  3. Mike Rogers:

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Friday at the daily press briefing. Mike Rogers, former chairman of the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, weighed in late Friday afternoon. We should not underestimate what this means to our national security, a leading general in Iran just told the world that the United States of America is irrelevant and Russia welcomed him with open arms. Not only do Russia and Iran not fear us, they do not respect us. And that, is dangerous. According to two separate Western intelligence sources, Qassem Soleimani arrived in Moscow on Iran Air flight 5130 from Tehran on July 24, ten days after the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers was announced that included a provision to lift the arms embargo on Iran. Three days later, Secretary of State John Kerry testified about the Iran nuclear deal before the Senate Armed Services Committee, assuring Congress pressure would remain on Iran's shadowy general.

  4. Jen Psaki:

    Frankly, returning the briefing is something that sends a message to the world that we're not afraid to engage, we're not afraid. We believe in the free press.

  5. Michael Caputo:

    My request stands, we were told that the secret nature of the briefing was really important to the investigation.

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