a short and concise statement or written item. an outline, the form of which is determined by set rules, of all the possible arguments and information on one side of a controversy: a debater's brief. verb (used with object) to make an abstract or summary of.
Designed to assess the abilities of a broad range of children and adolescents, the BRIEF is useful when working with children who have learning disabilities and attention disorders, traumatic brain injuries, lead exposure, pervasive developmental disorders, depression, and other developmental, neurological, psychiatric, and medical conditions.
Brief legal definition of brief - Legal Dictionary
A brief is submitted to lay out the argument for various petitions and motions before the court (sometimes called "points and authorities"), to counter the arguments of opposing lawyers, and to provide the judge or judges with reasons to rule in favor of the party represented by the brief writer.
Brief definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary