HyperDic: briefly

English > 2 senses of the word briefly:
ADVERBallbrieflyfor a short time
allbriefly, concisely, shortly, in brief, in shortin a concise manner
briefly > pronunciation
Soundsbriy'fliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > briefly: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningFor a short time.
Examples
  • "she visited him briefly"
  • "was briefly associated with IBM"
Spanishbrevemente
Adjectivesbriefof short duration or distance
English > briefly: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a concise manner; in a few words.
Examples
  • "she replied briefly"
  • "briefly, we have a problem"
Synonymsconcisely, shortly, in brief, in short
Spanishbrevemente, concisamente
Catalanbreument, concisament
Adjectivesbriefconcise and succinct

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