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parenthesis

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parenthesis/pəˈrɛnθəsəs/noun
pluralparentheses/-θəˌsiːz//pəˈrɛnθəˌsiːz/
parenthesis
/pəˈrɛnθəsəs/
noun
pluralparentheses/-θəˌsiːz//pəˈrɛnθəˌsiːz/
Learner's definition of PARENTHESIS  
[count]
: one of a pair of marks ( ) that are used around a word, phrase, sentence, number, etc. — usually plural
— called also "British"bracket
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