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Definition of "debriefing" [debriefing]

  • The act or process of debriefing or of being debriefed. (noun)
  • The information imparted during the process of being debriefed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "debriefing" in a sentence
  • "The process of debriefing is to fill in the blanks so everyone involved knows what went on - especially from an evidential point of view - not to make things up to cover our arses and unfortunately that very occasionally means having to wait until some time after the incident to get the best and most accurate account. on September 10, 2008 at 10: 20 pm | Reply TheBinarySurfer"
  • "Lobotomy is notorious for its over-zealous application and long-term damaging effects, post-trauma counselling - otherwise known as 'debriefing' - has been shown to make trauma worse in some people, and drug company advertising is widely cited for its insidious effects on both doctors and patients."
  • "The so-called debriefing sessions became more and more delicate."