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in brief meaning

  "in brief" in a sentence
  • Adverb: in brief
    1. In a concise manner; in a few words
      - concisely, briefly, shortly, in short

  • [American idiom]
    briefly; concisely.
    The whole story, in brief, is that Bob failed algebra because he did not study.
    Please tell me in brief why you want this job.

  • [American slang]
    briefly; concisely.
      The whole story, in brief, is that Bob failed algebra because he did not study.
      Please tell me in brief why you want this job.

Examples

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  1. the two old people shimmered in brief rainbows.
  2. please tell me what happened in brief, do n't go into details.
  3. in brief the historicist claims that sociology is theoretical history.
  4. generally his ideas were expressed in brief sententious phrase, spoken in low voice.
  5. in brief, he is no longer a stranger here

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