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  1. brief·ly
    IPA[ˈbrēflē]
  2. adverb

    • 1. for a short time; fleetingly:

      he worked briefly as a lawyer
    • 2. using few words; concisely:

      as I briefly mentioned earlier briefly, the plot is as follows
    • adverb

      for a short time; fleetingly:

      using few words; concisely:

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