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brig

A jail, especially on a ship. ("Brig" is a shortening of "brigantine," a type of ship.) That's it, you're going in the brig—take him away, fellas!

brig

(brɪg)
n. jail. (From the term for a naval prison or a shipboard jail.) Throw this jerk in the brig.
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Unless it takes place this way, even the new investment from the BRIGS will mimic Africa's colonial, Cold War investments and aid-driven economic patterns, which brought economic growth with little industrialisation.
If Africa can secure development aid from the BRIGS or renegotiate better terms for development aid from the traditional donors, the terms must be based on the European lessons from the US Marshall Plan to rebuild war-torn Europe after World War II, which remains one of the world's most effective examples of how development aid can be used to develop poor and stricken countries.
Developed countries' and the BRIGS' development aid to Africa must follow these lines if it is really going to benefit the continent.
The BRIGS countries must show their commitment to Africa by partnering with Africa's own industrialisation plans.
The BRIGS are planning a BRICS development bank, which could potentially provide the finance for development and infrastructure that Africa needs.
Both CCS and senior brig personnel mutually developed a criteria based largely on willingness to participate in such a program and an inmate's time remaining until release.
CCS provides on-site instructors at the brig to assist handlers three days per week with the handlers able to remediate instructions in the extremely controlled correctional environment.
Like most correctional facilities, the brig's operational budget has undergone significant reductions during the past several years.
The Wounded Warriors' need for service dogs is great and CCS and the Camp Lejeune Brig are working hard toward training and placing dogs with those warriors.