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parenthesis

US [pəˈrenθəsɪs]
UK [pə'renθəsɪs]
  • n.插入语;括号
  • Web圆括号;括弧;小括号
Plural Form:parentheses  
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n.
1.
插入语a word, sentence, etc. that is added to a speech or piece of writing, especially in order to give extra information. In writing, it is separated from the rest of the text using brackets, commas or dashes .
2.
[usupl]
括号either of a pair of marks, ( ) placed around extra information in a piece of writing or part of a problem in mathematics
Irregular forms are given in parentheses .
不规则形式标注在括号内。

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