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Definitions for briefing
ˈbri fɪŋbrief·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. briefing(noun)

    detailed instructions, as for a military operation


  1. briefing(Noun)

    A short and concise summary of a situation.

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

  2. briefing(Noun)

    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. Donald Trump:

    I think it's a shame. I think it's a very sad thing when a thing like that happens and I've expressed that, but I'm actually getting a very complete briefing in about two hours.

  2. Patrick Eddington:

    If the president simply tweeted out an image from classified briefing that utilizes our most advanced overhead collection capabilities, it is no doubt welcome news to our adversaries, while he has the authority to declassify any federal document, Twitter is not a legitimate or responsible way to do so.

  3. The FBI document:

    Hanley was informed by DS (Department of State) that the briefing book and document should have never been in the suite.

  4. Bob Menendez:

    I just heard Secretary Pompeo's remarks and I can tell you Secretary Pompeo wasn't at the same briefing that I was in, i didn't get the answer to any of( my) questions. So, I don't know what the Secretary is talking about.

  5. Barbara Ferrer:

    The death threats started last month during a COVID-19 Facebook Live public briefing when someone very casually suggested I should be shot, i didn't immediately see the message, but my husband did, my children did, and so did my colleagues.

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