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Noun: briefs  breefs
  1. (used in the plural) short tight-fitting underpants
    - Jockey shorts
Noun: brief  breef
  1. (law) a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
    - legal brief
  2. A condensed written summary or abstract
  3. The topic that a person, committee, or piece of research is expected to deal with or has authority to deal with
    "they set up a group with a brief to suggest ways for strengthening family life";
    - remit [Brit], responsibility
Verb: brief  breef
  1. Give essential information to someone
    "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"

Type of: abstract, apprise, chuddies [UK, dialect], instruct, instrument, issue, legal document, legal instrument, matter, official document, outline, pants [Brit], prĂ©cis, rundown, subject, synopsis, topic, underdacks [Austral], underdaks [Austral], underpants, undershorts [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Briefs

Brief, North Carolina