Lecture vs Briefing - What's the difference?

lecture | briefing |


As nouns the difference between lecture and briefing

is that lecture is (senseid) a spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group while briefing is a short and concise summary of a situation.

As verbs the difference between lecture and briefing

is that lecture is (senseid)(ambitransitive) to teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic while briefing is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

lecture

Noun

(en noun)
  • (senseid) A spoken lesson or exposition, usually delivered to a group.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=1 , passage=The stories did not seem to me to touch life. […] They left me with the impression of a well-delivered stereopticon lecture , with characters about as life-like as the shadows on the screen, and whisking on and off, at the mercy of the operator.}}
  • A berating or scolding.
  • (obsolete) The act of reading.
  • Verb

    (lectur)
  • (senseid)(ambitransitive) To teach (somebody) by giving a speech on a given topic.
  • To preach, to berate, to scold.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-07, author=(Gary Younge)
  • , volume=188, issue=26, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution , passage=The dispatches […] also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies. Having lectured the Arab world about democracy for years, its collusion in suppressing freedom was undeniable as protesters were met by weaponry and tear gas made in the west, employed by a military trained by westerners.}}

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * lecturer

    briefing

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A short and concise summary of a situation.
  • The president received a briefing on the situation before going to the press conference.
  • A presentation of information or instruction; the meeting at which it is presented.
  • Today's briefing of the press.

    Verb

    (head)