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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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It is implemented by the Climate Change Commission (CCC) in partnership with the UNDP and the Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the briefer said.
Briefer recommends employers listen to new hires about what they need.
While winds and temperature aloft are in the same forecast, the temperature information part of that forecast is provided by the briefer only if you specifically request it.
But when I call an organization whose staff has superior weather training and knowledge, there is nothing more irritating than getting a briefer who simply reads the Notams and TAFs to me.
This collection of essays and briefer pieces from a February 2014 conference commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.
The name cast guarantees ancillary interest, though theatrical life should be even briefer than "Beth's.
Support underwear is key so invest in a well-made slimming body briefer to create waist definition and a smoother silhouette.
It has been noted that his statements during quarterly conference calls are getting briefer, and it is true that he skipped them entirely during the most recent round.
But the briefer indicated that Iran's concessions did not go far enough.
Next up was a man who had an even briefer career on Merseyside, Li Weifeng.
The speed at which the goats completed the task at 10 months compared to how long it took them to learn indicates excellent long-term memory," co-author Dr Elodie Briefer, now based at ETH Zurich said.
Eid Sa3eed A little briefer on what the holiday is all about and some cheery greetings as well.