Definition of a brief word
- I'd like to say a brief word about the people who made this event possible.
- I'd like to have a brief word with you.
: short in duration, extent, or length
: curt, abrupt
: an official letter or mandate (see 1mandate 1)
: a specific instruction or responsibility
: a concise article (as in a newspaper)
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