Definition of 'parenthesis'
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Used Occasionally. parenthesis is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'parenthesis'
British English: parenthesis NOUN
Parentheses are a pair of curved marks that you put around words or numbers to indicate that they are additional, separate, or less important. (This sentence is in parentheses.)
Definition of parenthesis from the Collins English Dictionary
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