briefing

[ bree-fing ]
/ ˈbri fɪŋ /

noun

Military. a short, factual oral summary of the details of a current or projected military operation given to the participants or observers.
any set of concise instructions or a summary of events.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of briefing

First recorded in 1860–65; brief + -ing1

Words nearby briefing

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for briefing

British Dictionary definitions for briefing

briefing
/ (ˈbriːfɪŋ) /

noun

a meeting at which detailed information or instructions are given, as for military operations, etc
the facts presented during such a meeting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012