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An example use of brief in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… time like a free brief do whatever you …”
Brief means short in duration.
the word brief occurs in english on average 53.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that brief can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;