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bracket

US [ˈbrækət]
UK [ˈbrækɪt]
  • n.支架;括号;方括号;等级
  • v.用括弧括上;把…等同考虑;把…相提并论
  • Web托架;肘板;中括号
Plural Form:brackets  Present Participle:bracketing  Past Tense:bracketed  
Bracket
n.
1.
[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
Publication dates are given in brackets after each title.
出版日期括于书名后面。
Add the numbers in brackets first.
先把括号里的数字加起来。
2.
[usupl]
方括号either of a pair of marks, [ ], placed at the beginning and end of extra information in a text, especially comments made by an editor
3.
price, age, income, etc. ~
(价格、年龄、收入等的)组级,等级prices, etc. within a particular range
people in the lower income bracket
低收入等级的人们
Most of the houses are out of our price bracket.
大多数房子都超出我们的价格范围。
the 30–34 age bracket(= people aged between 30 and 34)
30–34 岁的年龄组
4.
(固定在墙上的)托架,支架a piece of wood, metal or plastic fixed to the wall to support a shelf, lamp, etc.
v.
1.
~ sth
用括弧括上to put words, information, etc. between brackets
2.
[oftpass]
~ A and B (together).~ A (together) with B
把…等同考虑;把…相提并论to consider people or things to be similar or connected in some way
It is unfair to bracket together those who cannot work with those who will not.
把不能工作的人和不愿工作的人等同看待是不公平的。