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brief

1. Law a document containing all the facts and points of law of a case by which a solicitor instructs a barrister to represent a client
2. RC Church a letter issuing from the Roman court written in modern characters, as contrasted with a papal bull; papal brief

Brief

An early text editor for DOS programming from Borland. It provided automatic indentation and the ability to edit different parts of a source program at the same time.
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PM was briefed that Integrated Tourism Zones being established to promote Tourism while simultaneously ensuring eco-tourism, biodiversity and natural beauty of tourist resorts.
He briefed regarding the procedural steps and recommendations made by the Financial Advisory Consortium (FAC) for Privatization of PIA and the steps had been taken up by the Ministry.
He briefed the restructuring plan of PIACL through which PIA Investment, Hotel, Real Estate etc.
I listened in stunned amazement as a young JO briefed the mission objectives: "Protect the good guys, kill the bad guys, win the war, and kiss the girls."
After the Commissioners are briefed on the phthalates issue, they will vote Nov.
SAOs will ensure that IMSs are thoroughly briefed before departing from their home country.
Decision of the Senate authority to forward the issue to House Business Advisory Committee for required action was taken a day after Army Chief's four-hour-long visit to the Senate during which he briefed the Whole Committee for an hour and answered questions posed by the senators for at least three hours.