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de·brief

 (dē-brēf′)
tr.v. de·briefed, de·brief·ing, de·briefs
1. To interview (a government agent, for example) at the end of an assignment, especially to obtain intelligence or to provide instructions regarding information that should be kept secret.
2. To meet with (one who has undergone a traumatic or stressful experience), especially for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.

debrief

(diːˈbriːf)
vb
(Military) (of a soldier, astronaut, diplomat, etc) to make or (of his or her superiors) to elicit a report after a mission or event. Compare brief13
deˈbriefing n

de•brief

(diˈbrif)

v.t.
1. to interrogate in order to obtain useful information or intelligence.
2. to caution against revealing classified information after leaving a position of military or political sensitivity.
[1940–45]
de•brief′er, n.

debrief


Past participle: debriefed
Gerund: debriefing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.debrief - put someone through a debriefing and make him report; "The released hostages were debriefed"
query, question - pose a question

debrief

verb interrogate, question, examine, probe, quiz, cross-examine The men have been debriefed by officials.
Translations

debrief

[ˌdiːˈbriːf] VThacer dar parte

debrief

[ˌdiːˈbriːf] vtdemander un compte rendu de fin de mission à

debrief

vtbefragen; to be debriefedBericht erstatten

debrief

[ˌdiːˈbriːf] vt (Mil) → chiamare a rapporto (a operazione ultimata)
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2007) identified poor quality of debriefers as the biggest issue with debriefing sessions.
We recruited two peer debriefers with qualitative research experience to review transcripts and ensure coding accuracy, to discuss emerging themes and research findings, and to process any potential bias in interview proceedings or data analysis.
The debriefers know to extract information, not to give information.
Therefore, research integrity was achieved for our investigation through the use of (a) researcher positionality, (b) a researcher self-reflection journal, (c) triangulation, (d) member checking, (e) peer debriefers, (f) an external auditor, (g) an extensive review of the literature, (h) thick descriptions, and (i) a welcoming of disconfirming evidence (Creswell, 2013).
All authors served as peer debriefers, reviewing codes and categories assigned during data analysis to enhance credibility and ensure validity.
Detainee is extremely egotistical, has manipulated debriefers and guard staff, and will continue to attempt to do so to support his political agenda.
RESULTS Data analysis determined that most debriefers do not have training in debriefing and that their competence was not assessed.
Debriefers and counselors need to be attentive to the missionaries' sense of loss, for they have lost their home itself as well as their ministry base.
Third, peer reviews allowed colleagues to serve as debriefers and devil's advocates, asking the hard questions about meaning, method, and interpretations.
Dependability and confirmability, on the other hand, were ensured through audit trails conducted by members of the research team and peer debriefers.
As the first and second authors of this paper were participants in this study, we attempted to limit bias by working with two peer debriefers during data collection and data analysis (Lincoln & Guba, 1985).
Both served as peer debriefers with expertise in qualitative research.