Definition of 'briefly'
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R'shiel smiled briefly, then focused her disconcerting eyes on the Kariens. TREASON KEEP (2001)He gave the receptionist his name and she picked up her phone and spoke into it briefly. LOST SUMMER (2001)
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Translations for 'briefly'
British English: briefly /ˈbriːflɪ/ ADVERB
Something that happens briefly happens for a very short period of time.
He smiled briefly.
- American English: briefly
- Arabic: لـَحْظَةً
- Brazilian Portuguese: brevemente
- Chinese: 简要地
- Croatian: kratko
- Czech: krátce
- Danish: kort
- Dutch: even eventjes
- European Spanish: brevemente
- Finnish: lyhyesti
- French: brièvement
- German: kurz
- Greek: εν συντομία
- Italian: brevemente
- Japanese: 簡単に
- Korean: 간단히
- Norwegian: kort
- Polish: krótko
- European Portuguese: brevemente
- Romanian: în treacăt
- Russian: коротко
- Spanish: brevemente
- Swedish: kortfattat
- Thai: อย่างสั้น
- Turkish: kısaca
- Ukrainian: коротко
- Vietnamese: một cách ngắn gọn
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