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parenthesis

noun [C usually pl]  /pəˈren·θə·səs/ ( plural parentheses  /pəˈren·θəˌsiz/) us  
either of a pair of marks ( ), or the information inside them, used in a piece of writing to show that what is inside these marks should be considered as separate from the main part: Dates in parentheses indicate when the film was reviewed.
Translations of “parenthesis”
in Spanish paréntesis…
in French parenthèse…
in German die Klammer, die Parenthese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 插入語…
in Chinese (Simplified) 插入语…
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