brief visit

brief visit
краткий визит

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • visit — n Visit, visitation, call are comparable when they mean a coming to stay with another, usually for a brief time, as a courtesy, an act of friendship, or a business or professional diity. Visit applies not only to such a stay with another {pay a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Visit of King George IV to Scotland — The 1822 visit of King George IV to Scotland was the first visit of a reigning monarch to Scotland since 1650. Government ministers had pressed the King to bring forward a proposed visit to Scotland, to divert him from diplomatic intrigue at the… …   Wikipedia

  • brief — I UK [briːf] / US [brɪf] adjective Word forms brief : adjective brief comparative briefer superlative briefest *** 1) lasting only for a short time Scotland experienced a brief period of population growth during the early nineties. a brief visit… …   English dictionary

  • brief — brief1 W2S2 [bri:f] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin brevis] 1.) continuing for a short time ▪ We stopped by Alice s house for a brief visit. ▪ Let s keep this conversation brief; I have a plane to catch. a brief… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brief — brief1 [ brif ] adjective *** 1. ) lasting only for a short time: Idaho experienced a brief period of population growth during the early nineties. a brief visit I have a phone call to make. I ll keep it brief. 2. ) using only a few words: A brief …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brief — 1 /bri:f/ adjective 1 TIME continuing for a short time: a brief visit 2 have a brief word to have a short conversation: Could I have a brief word with you, Mr Thomas? 3 be brief to say or write something using only a few words, especially because …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • brief — 1. adjective 1) a brief account Syn: concise, succinct, short, pithy, incisive, abridged, condensed, compressed, abbreviated, compact, thumbnail, capsule, potted; formal compendious Ant: le …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • brief*/*/ — [briːf] adj I 1) lasting for only a short time a brief visit[/ex] 2) using only a few words I ll make my comments brief.[/ex] • in brief using as few words as possible, and without many details[/ex] See: briefly II noun [C] brief [briːf] 1)… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • brief — 1. adjective 1) a brief account Syn: concise, succinct, short, pithy, compact, thumbnail, potted 2) a brief visit Syn: short, flying, fleeting, hasty …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Visit — Vis it, n. [Cf. F. visite. See {Visit}, v. t., and cf. {Visite}.] 1. The act of visiting, or going to see a person or thing; a brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity, or the like, usually longer than a call; as, a visit of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visit — To visit with someone, i.e. pay them a brief call, is now regarded as an Americanism although it was current in Britain in the 19c, occurring for example in writings of Ruskin and George Eliot (Middlemarch, 1872) …   Modern English usage

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