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English definition of “parenthetical”


adjective     /ˌpær.ənˈθet.ɪ.kəl/ US  /ˌper.ənˈθet̬-/ (also parenthetic) formal
describes a remark that is said in addition to the main part of what you are sayingAlso, extra, and in addition parenthetically     /-kəl.i/ adverb
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