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We found 51 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word brief:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. brief: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. brief: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. brief: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. brief: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. brief: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. brief, brief, brief: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Brief, brief: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. brief: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. brief: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. brief: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. brief: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. brief: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. brief: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. brief (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. brief: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. brief: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Brief (architecture), Brief (garden), Brief (law), Brief (text editor), Brief, The Brief (ITV), The Brief (TVS), The Brief: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Brief: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. brief: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. brief: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Brief (m), brief, brief (de): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. brief: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. BRIEF: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  24. Brief: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. brief: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. brief: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. brief: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. brief: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. brief: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. brief: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Brief: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]
  2. brief: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Brief: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. brief: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. brief: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. brief: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. BRIEF: DS Dictionary [home, info]
  7. brief: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  8. BRIEF: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  9. Brief (law), brief: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  10. brief: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. brief: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. brief: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. brief: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. BRIEF: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. brief: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. brief: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. brief: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (brief)

noun:  a condensed written summary or abstract
noun:  a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
verb:  give essential information to someone ("The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade")
adjective:  of short duration or distance ("A brief stay in the country")
adjective:  concise and succinct ("Covered the matter in a brief statement")
adjective:  (of clothing) very short ("A brief bikini")

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