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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
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BriefAn 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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