Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Briefed"

Synonyms of "Briefed" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Briefed and Informed ?
A: Briefed is used in formal, usually military situations.
Example: the General briefed the soldiers about the upcoming mission
Example: The President was briefed about coronavirus but didn’t act on it

Informed is used just as a formal way of saying told.
Example: I informed my boss that I wouldn’t be coming to work today
Example: They were informed of my absence well in advance

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