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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
I will debrief
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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
I would debrief
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Past Conditional
I would have debriefed
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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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