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14 May 2017

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What is the difference between brief and short ?Feel free to just provide example sentences.

1) His speech was brief
2) His speech was short

3) brief description
4) short description

5) in brief
6) in short

7) They discussed the issue briefly
8) They discussed the issue shortly

I would like to comprehend the subtleties of their meanings.

Thank!
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