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briefly adv
1 for a short time; "she visited him briefly"; "was briefly associated with IBM"
2 in a concise manner; in a few words; "the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly" [syn: concisely, shortly, in brief, in short]

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  1. in a brief manner

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