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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. detailed instructions, as for a military operation;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

briefing \briefing\ n. 1. giving detailed instructions, as for a military operation. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a detailed set of instructions before an operation, given to those who are to execute it. [PJC] 3. a summary report of an operation or event after it has occurred, by a participant or observer. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

briefing n 1: detailed instructions, as for a military operation
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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