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)
: a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use
: the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements
: a written or printed character or combination of characters representing a spoken word
: to express in words : phrase
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