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debrief

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verb de·brief \(ˌ)dē-ˈbrēf\

Simple Definition of debrief

  • : to officially question (someone) about a job that has been done or about an experience

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of debrief

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to interrogate (as a pilot) usually upon return (as from a mission) in order to obtain useful information

  3. 2 :  to carefully review upon completion <debrief the flight>

Examples of debrief in a sentence

  1. Police debriefed the hostages upon their return.

  2. The pilot was debriefed after his flight.



1945

First Known Use of debrief

1945


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