New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: briefs · grief · briefly · debrief · belief · briefing · Aries · beef · brae · bred
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brief

adjective
verb
noun
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adjective
1 adjective short in durationgearr adj1  c m ugairid adj1  c m ubrief spell tamall gearr, tamall gairidbrief look sracfhéachaintbrief account gearrchuntasthe war was brief níor mhair an cogadh i bhfad, níorbh fhada a mhair an cogadh 2 adjective conciseachomair adj1  c m ubrief statement ráiteas achomair, ráiteas gonta
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3 adjective brusquegiorraisc adj1  c m ugrod adj  c m u 4 adjective skimpygiortach adj1  c m ugearr adj1  c m usciotach adj1  c m u
verb
5 verb give information or instructions TRANSITIVEfaisnéis a thabhairtduine a chur ar an eolas faoi rudthe reporters were briefed about the story tugadh sonraí an scéil do na tuairisceoiríshe briefed the architect thug sí treoracha don ailtire 6 verb LAW instruct (barrister) TRANSITIVEmionteagasc a thabhairt do
noun
7 noun job instructions or roletreoir fem5  c m uthat matter is outside my brief ní haon chuid de mo dhualgas-sa é sin, ní cúram domsa é sin, ní bhaineann sé sin le mo chúramsais that within your brief? an cuid de do chúramsa é sin?design brief treoir le haghaidh dearadh 8 noun report or short summaryachoimre fem4  c m ucoimre fem4  c m uresearch brief achoimre ar thaighde 9 noun LAW summary or work for barristermionteagasc masc  c m uhe sent a brief to my barrister chuir sé mionteagasc chuig m'abhcóide 10 noun LAW, informal lawyerdlíodóir masc3  c m u 11 noun REL Papal letterlitir aspalda
phrases

in brief

go hachomairgo gontai mbeagán focalin brief, he told me to get lost i mbeagán focal, dúirt sé liom greadadh liom; le scéal gearr a dhéanamh de, dúirt sé liom imeacht as a amharc

to hold a brief for sb

LAW bheith mar abhcóide ag duinebheith faoi threoir ag duine

to not hold a brief for

we don't hold a brief for any party nílimid faoi chomaoin ag aon pháirtí, nílimid luaite le haon pháirtí, ní thacaímid le haon pháirtí

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