صفت ( adjective )
حالات: briefer, briefest
• (1) تعریف: short in duration.
• مترادف: short, short-lived, transient, transitory
• متضاد: eternal, long
• مشابه: ephemeral, fleeting, fugitive, impermanent, little, momentary, passing, temporal, temporary
- We had only a brief conversation because he was in a hurry.
• (2) تعریف: using the minimum number of words; terse or concise.
• مترادف: compact, concise, laconic, succinct, summary, terse, thumbnail
• مشابه: compendious, condensed, crisp, elliptical, pithy, shortened, sketchy, to the point
- Please be brief and get to the point.
• (3) تعریف: of clothing, short, small, or revealing.
• مترادف: revealing, scanty
- That skirt is a bit brief to wear to the office, don't you think?
اسم ( noun )
عبارات: hold a brief for
• (1) تعریف: a short, concise synopsis or statement.
• مترادف: abstract, capsule, outline, pr�cis, summary, synopsis
• مشابه: compendium, memorandum, precis
- You'll understand the report better if you read the brief first.
• (2) تعریف: a formal outline of information and arguments used in a legal case or other matter.
• مشابه: argument, defense, document, memorandum, outline
- The lawyer looked over his brief once more before going up to the courtroom.
• (3) تعریف: (pl.) close-fitting underpants for males or females that extend from the tops of the legs to the waist.
• مترادف: drawers, underpants, undershorts
• مشابه: trunks, underclothes, undergarment, underwear
- He prefers briefs to boxer shorts.
- She's sixteen now, and she hates that her mother still buys her cotton briefs.
فعل گذرا ( transitive verb )
حالات: briefs, briefing, briefed
مشتقات: briefly (adv.), briefness (n.)
• (1) تعریف: to advise by means of a summary.
• مشابه: acquaint, advise, enlighten, fill in, inform, instruct
- I will brief you on what was discussed in the meeting this morning.
• (2) تعریف: to make a short summary of.
• مترادف: abstract, sketch, summarize, synopsize
• مشابه: abbreviate, abridge, condense, shorten
- Could you brief the proposal for us?