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brief

[briːf] брит. / амер.

  1. прил.

    1. короткий, недолгий

    2. краткий, сжатый; лаконичный

    3. грубый, невежливый, неучтивый; отрывистый

    4. ограниченный, бедный

  2. сущ.

    1. сводка, резюме

    2. юр. краткое письменное изложение дела с привлечением фактов и документов, с которым сторона выступает в суде

    3. инструкция, задание

    4. разг. прошение

    5. папское бреве

  3. гл.

    1. резюмировать, составлять краткое изложение

    2. уменьшать, сокращать (в размерах)

    3. поручать (адвокату) ведение дела в суде

    4. инструктировать; информировать

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brief

[briːf]

  1. adj

    краткий, сжатый

  2. v

    (кратко) информировать, инструктировать

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"Why am I keeping you here in the heat?" she said after a brief pause, laughing.
- Что же это я держу вас на жаре? - сказала она после некоторого молчания и рассмеялась.
Чехов, А.П. / Три годаChekhov, A. / Three years
Three years
Chekhov, A.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Три года
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
'I have no axle,' he added after a brief silence. 'That thing will not suit you.' He pointed to his cart. 'You have, I expect, a large trap.'
– Оси у меня нет, – прибавил он после небольшого молчания, – эта вот не годится (он указал на свою тележку), у вас, чай, телега большая.
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
The last two paragraphs may be summarized in brief:
Содержание двух последних абзацев можно кратко представить в следующем виде:
Misner, Charles W.,Thorne, Kip S.,Wheeler, John Archibald / GravitationМизнер, Ч.,Торн, К.,Уилер, Дж. / Гравитация
Гравитация
Мизнер, Ч.,Торн, К.,Уилер, Дж.
© 1973 by W. H. Freeman and Company
© Перевод на русский язык «Мир», 1977
Gravitation
Misner, Charles W.,Thorne, Kip S.,Wheeler, John Archibald
© 1970 and 1971 by Charles W. Misner, Kip S. Thorne, and John Archibald Wheeler.
© 1973 by W. H. Freeman and Company.
"I am the murderer," repeated Nikolay, after a brief pause.
- Я...убивец...- повторил Николай, помолчав капельку.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
For just a brief moment, he saw the image of Dwahvel's face superimposed over the similar features of Arrayan. He felt warm indeed, and it occurred to him that he should just keep walking, away from the group, taking Arrayan far away from all of it.
На какой-то мимолетный миг призрачный образ Двайвел будто наложился на лицо Аррайан, и убийца подумал, не уйти ли ему вот так, с девушкой на руках, подальше отсюда.
Salvatore, Robert / Promise of the Witch KingСальваторе, Роберт / Заклятие короля-колдуна
Заклятие короля-колдуна
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2005 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
© Е. Фурсикова, перевод, 2007
Promise of the Witch King
Salvatore, Robert
© 2005 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
Make a note, he thought; next time, wake him earlier and brief him better.
В следующий раз придется разбудить его чуть свет и растолковать все, как школьнику.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / The Warrior's ApprenticeБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Ученик воина
Ученик воина
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986
© перевод С. Роя, С. Курдюкова, 1995
The Warrior's Apprentice
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986
This is just a brief excerpt from one man's diary-a few of the trades made in recent months.
Это выдержки из личного дневника трейдера - описание нескольких сделок за последние месяцы.
Elder, Alexander / Come into My Trading RoomЭлдер, Александр / Трейдинг с д-ром Элдером: энциклопедия биржевой игры
Трейдинг с д-ром Элдером: энциклопедия биржевой игры
Элдер, Александр
© 2002 by Dr. Alexander Elder
© Издательский дом «Диаграмма», 2003
Come into My Trading Room
Elder, Alexander
© 2002 by Dr. Alexander Elder
The Warder bent toward her as if to listen, and there seemed to be a brief argument, a violent protest on his part, but after a moment the Aes Sedai reined Aldieb around and rode out of sight toward, the opposite slope.
Страж склонился к Морейн, словно прислушиваясь, и Мэту почудилось, будто между ними возник спор, короткий яростный протест с его стороны, но спустя мгновение Айз Седай, дернув за поводья, развернула Апдиб и скрылась из виду за гребнем склона.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
After a brief landing in Kamchatka, Japan launched an invasion of Sakhalin in 1905 landing some 14,000 troops on the shores of Aniva Bay.
После высадки на Камчатке Япония совершила нападение на Сахалин в 1905 году, высадив войска численностью около 14 тысяч человек на берегах Анивского залива.
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
In this brief chapter we shall describe some important elementary features of the reciprocal lattice from a general point of view not tied to any particular application.
Настоящая короткая глава посвящена общему описанию ряда важных элементарных свойств обратной решетки, без связи с какими-либо конкретными приложениями.
Ашкрофт, Н.,Мермин, Д. / Физика твердого телаAshcroft, Neil,Mermin, David / Solid state physics
Solid state physics
Ashcroft, Neil,Mermin, David
© 1976 by Harcourt, lnc
Физика твердого тела
Ашкрофт, Н.,Мермин, Д.
She did go home in June but not as she longed to go, for early in that month came a brief message from Will that Gerald was dead.
Она и в самом деле поехала домой в июне, но не так, как ей бы хотелось, ибо в начале этого месяца от Уилла пришла коротенькая записка с сообщением, что умер Джералд.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. Кудрявцева, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Ceorgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh.
© renewed by Stephens Mitchell
This brief direction to Charley Bates, and his recent antagonist, was softly and immediately obeyed.
Это лаконическое приказание Чарли Бейтс и его недавний противник исполнили покорно и незамедлительно.
Диккенс, Чарльз / Приключения Оливера ТвистаDickens, Charles / Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles
© 1990 by Random House, Inc.
Приключения Оливера Твиста
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1958
Gregori and Jacques moved quickly through the small building, supplying as many comforts as they were able in a brief period of time.
Грегори и Жак прошлись по небольшому строению, обустроив его, как могли, за короткий промежуток времени.
Feehan, Christine / Dark PrinceФихан, Кристин / Темный принц
Темный принц
Фихан, Кристин
© 1999 by Christine Feehan
© Наумова Г., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
Dark Prince
Feehan, Christine
© 1999 by Christine Feehan
I can render unto thee more bits than can possibly be used in the brief, wearisome span of mortal existence.'
Я могу дать битов втрое больше, чем может быть использовано за короткий слабый виток существования смертных".
Zelazny, Roger / The Dream MasterЖелязны, Роджер / Творец сновидений
Творец сновидений
Желязны, Роджер
The Dream Master
Zelazny, Roger
Lewisham was inattentive and brief.
Люишем слушал его невнимательно и отвечал предельно кратко.
Wells, Herbert George / Love and Mr. LewishamУэллс, Герберт / Любовь и мистер Люишем
Любовь и мистер Люишем
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Love and Mr. Lewisham
Wells, Herbert George
© 1899 by Frederick A. Stokes Company

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briːfAdjectiveкороткий; недолгий

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  1. 1.

    детали судебного дела

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  2. 2.

    доклад

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Collocations

administrative agencies brief
обобщение правоприменительной практики, предназначенное для административных органов
advertising brief
креатив-бриф
advertising brief
креативная платформа
advertising brief
рекламное резюме
advertising brief
рекламный бриф
amicus curiae brief
заключение друзей суда
amicus curiae brief
свидетельство "amicus curiae"
amicus curiae brief
экспертное заключение, основанное на результате сравнительных правовых исследований
appeal brief
записка по делу, представляемая адвокатом в апелляционный суд
be brief
быть кратким
brief account
краткое изложение
brief command
сокращенная команда
brief command
укороченная команда
brief letter
короткое письмо
brief of appellee
записка по делу

Word forms

brief

noun
SingularPlural
Common casebriefbriefs
Possessive casebrief'sbriefs'

brief

adjective
Positive degreebrief
Comparative degreebriefer
Superlative degreebriefest

brief

verb
Basic forms
Pastbriefed
Imperativebrief
Present Participle (Participle I)briefing
Past Participle (Participle II)briefed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I briefwe brief
you briefyou brief
he/she/it briefsthey brief
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am briefingwe are briefing
you are briefingyou are briefing
he/she/it is briefingthey are briefing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have briefedwe have briefed
you have briefedyou have briefed
he/she/it has briefedthey have briefed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been briefingwe have been briefing
you have been briefingyou have been briefing
he/she/it has been briefingthey have been briefing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I briefedwe briefed
you briefedyou briefed
he/she/it briefedthey briefed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was briefingwe were briefing
you were briefingyou were briefing
he/she/it was briefingthey were briefing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had briefedwe had briefed
you had briefedyou had briefed
he/she/it had briefedthey had briefed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been briefingwe had been briefing
you had been briefingyou had been briefing
he/she/it had been briefingthey had been briefing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will briefwe shall/will brief
you will briefyou will brief
he/she/it will briefthey will brief
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be briefingwe shall/will be briefing
you will be briefingyou will be briefing
he/she/it will be briefingthey will be briefing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have briefedwe shall/will have briefed
you will have briefedyou will have briefed
he/she/it will have briefedthey will have briefed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been briefingwe shall/will have been briefing
you will have been briefingyou will have been briefing
he/she/it will have been briefingthey will have been briefing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would briefwe should/would brief
you would briefyou would brief
he/she/it would briefthey would brief
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be briefingwe should/would be briefing
you would be briefingyou would be briefing
he/she/it would be briefingthey would be briefing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have briefedwe should/would have briefed
you would have briefedyou would have briefed
he/she/it would have briefedthey would have briefed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been briefingwe should/would have been briefing
you would have been briefingyou would have been briefing
he/she/it would have been briefingthey would have been briefing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am briefedwe are briefed
you are briefedyou are briefed
he/she/it is briefedthey are briefed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being briefedwe are being briefed
you are being briefedyou are being briefed
he/she/it is being briefedthey are being briefed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been briefedwe have been briefed
you have been briefedyou have been briefed
he/she/it has been briefedthey have been briefed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was briefedwe were briefed
you were briefedyou were briefed
he/she/it was briefedthey were briefed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being briefedwe were being briefed
you were being briefedyou were being briefed
he/she/it was being briefedthey were being briefed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been briefedwe had been briefed
you had been briefedyou had been briefed
he/she/it had been briefedthey had been briefed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be briefedwe shall/will be briefed
you will be briefedyou will be briefed
he/she/it will be briefedthey will be briefed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been briefedwe shall/will have been briefed
you will have been briefedyou will have been briefed
he/she/it will have been briefedthey will have been briefed