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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of brief.


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  • Each company captain briefed his staff NCOs on their specific routes and objectives in the city, and on the radio "freeks" and call signs to be used.

    Five Days in Fallujah

  • Last fall, Hern and Deakin briefed their Military Girls conference ideas to Air Force Brig.

    Military Girls Conference Set - SpouseBUZZ

  • They're taking their cues, in part, from what President Bush said this morning after being briefed, which is that basically the government's cautiously optimistic that the damage is not as bad from this hurricane as it was after Katrina.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2008

  • Rumor: music labels briefed on tablet, but not a focus

    Electronista | The Macintosh News Network

  • Michael Novak, AEI scholar (and my boss there 30 years ago) and George Bush fan, takes on Obama's upcoming trip to Notre Dame quite cogently -- and then somehow meanders off into Bush's "victory" in Iraq, which Obama -- now apparently "briefed" - embraces!

  • People I'm sorry but we had one president (Bush) who was "briefed" (referring to Bin Laden determined to strike in US memo).

    Hagel laughs off - but won't rule out - joining an Obama ticket

  • We need a president who will READ intelligence estimates and not just be "briefed"

    Hagel laughs off - but won't rule out - joining an Obama ticket

  • I got 'briefed' on Algebra 5 days a week in junior high.

    Happy Hour Roundup

  • Just like 'sniper fire ducking' and her assertion that she was 'briefed' on the NIE before she voted when no one on her staff had clearance ... or her assertion that she has foreign policy experience from having tea and crumpets with foreign diplomats when as first lady she did not have the security clearance to discuss foreign policy.

    Hillary Explains Vote Against FISA Cave

  • After weeks of sticking to prior statements that she then was never "briefed" about waterboarding's use, Pelosi today said her top security adviser was part of a briefing in February 2003 in which he learned interrogators were waterboarding terrorists.

    Stan Goff: McChrystal & Pelosi


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