briefing brief‧ing [ˈbriːfɪŋ] noun [countable]
a meeting at which information or instructions are given:

• The revenue estimates will be announced at a news briefing today.

• More details will be given in a briefing for reporters later this week.

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briefing UK US /ˈbriːfɪŋ/ noun
[C or U] information about a subject, or instructions that are given to someone just before they do something: »

The pensions manager will be giving a briefing about the new pensions legislation and how it affects you.


They received a thorough briefing before they left the country.


the importance of in-depth briefing

[C] MEETINGS, WORKPLACE a meeting at which people are given information or instructions: »

We had to attend a briefing once a month.

See also DEBRIEFING(Cf. ↑debriefing)

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