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A person who presents detailed information and offers instruction to someone, especially in preparation for a task.‘military briefers prepare for war’‘we have a briefer who will be able to go into this in greater detail’
- ‘A number of factors made this the right call at the time, according to the briefers.’
- ‘On my right we have a briefer from the Pentagon, from the Office of the Special Assistant.’
- ‘Military briefers are still working hard to explain ongoing investigations into civilian deaths.’
- ‘Our briefers contended that more troops would make the situation worse.’
- ‘This is in contrast to his staff briefers, who are "objective sources" on world events.’
- ‘I offered him a ride back on the agency's plane with the rest of the briefers, which he was happy to accept.’
- ‘Defense attorneys wanted the briefer to provide the jury with vivid details of the confidential intelligence.’
- ‘I think he named one of his background briefers, which he should not have done.’
- ‘We don't get that much candor from their press briefers.’
- ‘The only thing that was not surprising was the refusal of the briefer to allow his name to be published.’
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