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  • 1 make brief — index condense, constrict (compress), decrease, digest (summarize), minimize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 2 make brief of — phrasal : to do or perform very quickly the host made brief of the introductions in order to speed the group into the dining room …

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  • 3 brief — [brēf] adj. [ME < OFr bref < L brevis < IE base * mreĝhu , short > MERRY, Gr brachys] 1. of short duration or extent 2. short in length 3. using relatively few words; concise 4. curt or abrupt n. [ …

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  • 5 Brief — (br[=e]f), n. [See {Brief}, a., and cf. {Breve}.] 1. A short concise writing or letter; a statement in few words. [1913 Webster] Bear this sealed brief, With winged hastle, to the lord marshal. Shak. [1913 Webster] And she told me In a sweet,… …

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  • 6 Brief of title — Brief Brief (br[=e]f), n. [See {Brief}, a., and cf. {Breve}.] 1. A short concise writing or letter; a statement in few words. [1913 Webster] Bear this sealed brief, With winged hastle, to the lord marshal. Shak. [1913 Webster] And she told me In… …

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  • 7 Make Some Noise (Beastie Boys song) — Make Some Noise Single by Beastie Boys from the album Hot Sauce Committee Part Two …

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  • 8 Make the Yuletide Gay — Theatrical poster Directed by Rob Williams Produced by …

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  • 9 Brief — Brief, v. t. To make an abstract or abridgment of; to shorten; as, to brief pleadings. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Make That Spare — Format Game show Presented by Johnny Johnston (1960 1961, 1962 1964) Win Elliot (1961 1962) Chris Schenkel Nelson Burton Jr. (1988) Country of origin …

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  • 11 make a meal (out) of (something) — British & Australian to spend more time or energy doing something than is necessary. I only asked her to write a brief summary of the main points but she made a real meal out of it …

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  • 12 brief — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun report; instructions ADJECTIVE ▪ clear (esp. BrE), detailed, thorough (AmE) ▪ daily (AmE) ▪ news (AmE) ▪ court …

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  • 13 brief — 01. Let s try to keep this discussion [brief]; everyone is tired, and wants to go home. 02. We stopped driving [briefly] to have something to eat, and then set out again. 03. The singer was on stage at the outdoor concert for only a [brief]… …

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  • 14 Brief intervention — A Brief intervention is a technique similar to an intervention used to help reduce alcohol misuse. It works in two ways: by getting people to think differently about their alcohol use so that they begin to think about or make changes in their… …

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  • 15 Brief (law) — A brief (Latin brevis , short) is a written legal document used in various legal adversarial systems that is presented to a court arguing why the party to the case should prevail. In England and Wales, the phrase refers to the papers given to a… …

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  • 16 brief — briefer, n. briefness, n. /breef/, adj., briefer, briefest, n., v. adj. 1. lasting or taking a short time; of short duration: a brief walk; a brief stay in the country. 2. using few words; concise; succinct: a brief report on weather conditions.… …

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  • 17 brief — brief1 [ brif ] adjective *** 1. ) lasting only for a short time: Idaho experienced a brief period of population growth during the early nineties. a brief visit I have a phone call to make. I ll keep it brief. 2. ) using only a few words: A brief …

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  • 18 brief — I UK [briːf] / US [brɪf] adjective Word forms brief : adjective brief comparative briefer superlative briefest *** 1) lasting only for a short time Scotland experienced a brief period of population growth during the early nineties. a brief visit… …

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  • 19 brief — [[t]brif[/t]] adj. brief•er, brief•est, n. v. 1) lasting or taking a short time 2) using few words; concise: a brief report[/ex] 3) abrupt; curt 4) clo scanty: a brief bathing suit[/ex] 5) a short and concise statement or written item 6) law a) a …

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  • 20 Make It Happen (song) — Infobox Single Name = Make It Happen Artist = Mariah Carey from Album = Emotions Released = April 4 1992Specify|date=June 2007 Format = CD single, CD maxi single, cassette single, cassette maxi single, 7 single, 12 single Recorded = Genre = Pop,… …

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