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1 bracket /ˈbrækət/ noun
plural brackets
1 bracket
/ˈbrækət/
noun
plural brackets
Learner's definition of BRACKET
[count]
: an object that is attached to a wall and used to support or hold up something (such as a shelf)
: a category that includes a certain range of incomes, ages, etc.
: either one of a pair of marks [ ] or 〈 〉 used to enclose words or mathematical symbols usually plural
◊ The marks [ ] are also called square brackets and the marks 〈 〉 are also called angle brackets.
British : parenthesis
2 bracket /ˈbrækət/ verb
brackets; bracketed; bracketing
2 bracket
/ˈbrækət/
verb
brackets; bracketed; bracketing
Learner's definition of BRACKET
[+ object]
: to place (words, symbols, etc.) within brackets
: to be located at each side of (something) usually used as (be) bracketed
: to put (two or more people or things) into the same category, group, etc.
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