1. briefly

usage: for a short time; "she visited him briefly"; "was briefly associated with IBM"

2. concisely, briefly, shortly, in brief, in short

usage: in a concise manner; in a few words; "the history is summed up concisely in this book"; "she replied briefly"; "briefly, we have a problem"; "to put it shortly"

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