Definition of debrief
1 : to interrogate (someone, such as a pilot) usually upon return (as from a mission) in order to obtain useful information The hostages were later debriefed by police.
2 : to carefully review upon completion debrief the flight
Examples of debrief in a sentence
Police debriefed the hostages upon their return.
The pilot was debriefed after his flight.
First Known Use of debrief
DEBRIEF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of debrief for English Language Learners
: to officially question (someone) about a job that has been done or about an experience
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