简明英汉词典

in brief
简单扼要地

美国传统词典[双解]

brief
brief
AHD:[br?f]
D.J.[bri8f]
K.K.[brif]
adj.(形容词)
brief.erbrief.est

(1)

Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
短的:指时间、期间、长度或广度短的

(2)

Succinct; concise:
简洁的;扼要的:
a brief account of the incident.
对事件简短的陈述

(3)

Curt; abrupt.
简慢的;唐突的
n.(名词)

(1)

A short, succinct statement.
简短,扼要的陈述

(2)

A condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents.
概要,摘要:一份较长的文件或一系列文件的要义浓缩

(3)

Abbr. br.Law
缩写 br.【法律】

(4)

A formal outline listing main contentions along with supporting evidence and documentation.
辩护状:陈列了主要论点,并附有证据和文书的正式纲要

(5)

A document containing all the facts and points of law pertinent to a specific case, filed by an attorney before arguing the case in court.
诉讼要点,案情摘要:包含与案件有关的所有证据、论点的文件,由律师出庭辩论时提出

(6)

Roman Catholic Church A papal letter that is not as formal as a bull.
【罗马天主教】 教皇通谕,教廷通牒:不如教皇诏书正规的教皇通谕

(7)

A briefing.
简报

(8)

briefs Short, tight-fitting underpants.
briefs 紧身的短内裤
v.tr.(及物动词)
briefedbrief.ingbriefs

(1)

To summarize.
作概述,作总结

(2)

To give concise preparatory instructions, information, or advice to:
事先向…简要介绍指令、信息或建议:
briefed the astronauts before the mission.
行动前简单地向宇航员介绍情况

习惯用语

in brief
In short.
简而言之

语源

(1)

Middle English bref
中古英语 bref

(2)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(3)

from Latin brevis
源自 拉丁语 brevis

(4)

N., Middle English bref [written communication]
名词, 中古英语 bref [通信]

(5)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(6)

from Medieval Latin breve
源自 中世纪拉丁语 breve

(7)

from Latin [neuter of] brevis [short] * see mregh-u-
源自 拉丁语 [] brevis的中性 [短的] *参见 mregh-u-

继承用法

briefer
n.(名词)

briefly
adv.(副词)

briefness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

brief
[bri:f]
adj.
短暂的;简短的
a brief letter
一封短信
To be brief (with you), we can't accept such harsh terms.
简单地(对你)说,我们不能接受这样苛刻的条件。

习惯用语

in brief
简单地说;简明扼要的
In brief he says 'No'
他简短地说了一个'不'字。

词性变化

brief
n.

(1)

(pl)摘要

(2)

指令;权责的训令
It's my brief to instruct him.
这是我给他的指令。

brief
vt.
下达最后指令;给以必要的资料
Let me brief you before the meeting.
开会前让我简单地提示你。

现代英汉综合大辞典

brief
[bri:f]
adj.
简单的; 短暂的; 简洁的; 简短的
a cold and brief welcome
冷淡而简短的欢迎
make a brief visit
作短暂的访问
Be brief (with you), I disagree.
简单地(对你)说, 我不同意。

词性变化

brief
[bri:f]
n.

(1)

纲要, 摘要; 短文

(2)

【律】诉讼事实摘要; (律师的)辩护状; (律师的)当事人

(3)

简报; (罗马教皇的)敕书

(4)

[pl. ]紧身裤, 三角裤

(5)

[英]免费入场券
vt.

(1)

节略, 作...的摘要

(2)

[英]向(律师)陈述诉讼事实摘要; 聘请(律师)

(3)

向...下达简令; 对...作指示
brief the whole story into a few sentences
把整个故事节略成几个句子
The commander briefed his men.
指挥官向他的士兵作简短指示。

继承用法

briefcase
[5brIfkeIs]
n.
公事包

briefly
[5brIflI]
adv.

briefness
n.

习惯用语

accept a brief on behalf of
(律师)为…辩护, 接受…委托的案件

dock brief
(由被告在法庭上选定的律师担任的)法庭辩护

have plenty of briefs
(律师)业务繁忙

hold a brief
(诉讼中)当辩护律师

hold a brief for
为...辩护; 主张, 为...大声疾呼

hold no brief for
不为...辩护; 不支持

in brief
简言之; 以简洁的形式

make brief of
使简短

take a brief
(律师)接受诉讼案件

to be brief
[用作插入语]简单地说, 一句话

brief and to the point
简单扼要

brief of title
财产让渡契据的摘要

brief sb. on sth.
向某人简要地介绍某事

美国传统词典

brief
brief
AHD:[br?f]
D.J.[bri8f]
K.K.[brif]
adj.
brief.er, brief.est

(1)

Short in time, duration, length, or extent.

(2)

Succinct; concise:
a brief account of the incident.

(3)

Curt; abrupt.
n.

(1)

A short, succinct statement.

(2)

A condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents.

(3)

Abbr. br.Law

(4)

A formal outline listing main contentions along with supporting evidence and documentation.

(5)

A document containing all the facts and points of law pertinent to a specific case, filed by an attorney before arguing the case in court.

(6)

Roman Catholic Church A papal letter that is not as formal as a bull.

(7)

A briefing.

(8)

briefs Short, tight-fitting underpants.
v.tr.
briefed, brief.ing, briefs

(1)

To summarize.

(2)

To give concise preparatory instructions, information, or advice to:
briefed the astronauts before the mission.

习惯用语

in brief
In short.

语源

(1)

Middle English bref

(2)

from Old French

(3)

from Latin brevis

(4)

N., Middle English bref [written communication]

(5)

from Old French

(6)

from Medieval Latin breve

(7)

from Latin [neuter of] brevis [short] * see mregh-u-

继承用法

briefer
n.

briefly
adv.

briefness
n.

英汉航海大词典

in brief
prep.简单地说,简单说来

英汉环境大词典

in brief
n.简短地,简单地说

英汉化学大词典

in brief
adv.总之,简言之

英汉经贸大词典

in brief
n.简短地,简单地说

英汉计算机大词典

in brief
adv.简单地说

英汉能源大词典

in brief
n.简短地,简单地说

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