Debrief meaning

dē-brēf'
To meet with (one who has undergone a traumatic or stressful experience), especially for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
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To debrief is defined as to ask a series of questions about something that happened, such as a mission or an event that occurred.

When you interview a witness to a crime and ask a series of questions about what occurred, this is an example of a time when you debrief the witness.

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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.
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To question (someone) for the purpose of obtaining information, as in an official investigation; specif., to question (a pilot, emissary, etc.) concerning a flight or mission just completed and, often, to instruct as to restrictions in making this information public.
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To meet with one who has undergone a traumatic or stressful experience, especially for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
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To question someone after a military mission in order to obtain intelligence.
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To question someone, or a group of people, after the implementation of a project in order to learn from mistakes etc.
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To inform subjects of an experiment about what has happened in a complete and accurate manner.
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Origin of debrief

  • de- +‎ brief.
    From Wiktionary