Definition In brief

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Definition

in brief: to summarize, in a word
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In brief, I have come to the conclusion that our financial situation is at a critical stage.

Examples

  • "In brief: you say these perfumes have already been distilled and bottled, which means we cannot re-bottle them and sell them as different fragrances entirely, and from what Philip tells me, it would be an extraordinary feat to convince any of our current distributors to purchase some 10,000 bottles of an outdated perfume."
  • "In brief: I shall be absent from work beginning tomorrow, Tuesday the 25th, until next Wednesday the 3rd."

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